|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|O, father Abraham, what these Christians are,|
Whose own hard dealings teaches them suspect
The thoughts of others.
Shakespeare.Merchant of Venice, Act I. Scene 3. (Shylock to Antonio and Bassanio.)
|The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch.|
The Acts, Chap. xi. Ver. 26.
|I am sure she is a good Christian, and, which is almost as rare, a good woman.|
Swift.To Pope, 30th Oct., 1727.