|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|You may trace him oft|
By scars which his activity has left
Beside our roads and pathways;
He who with pocket-hammer smites the edge
Of luckless rock or prominent stone,
detaching by the stroke
A chip or splinter.
Wordsworth.The Excursion, Book III. Page 83.