|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Alas, my lord, my life is not a thing|
Worthy your noble thoughts! Tis not a life,
Tis but a piece of childhood thrown away.
Beaumont and Fletcher.Philaster, Act V. Scene 2.
|Childhood, who like an April morn appears,|
Sunshine and rain, hopes clouded oer with fears.
Churchill.Gotham, Book I.