|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve.|
Shakespeare.Midsummer Nights Dream, Act V. Scene 1. (Theseus.)
|Great Natures well set clock in pieces took;|
On all the springs and smallest wheels did look
Of life and motion; and with equal art
Made up again the whole of every part.
Cowley.The Davideis, Book I. Line 743.
|The clock of his age had struck fifty-eight.|
Cellini.Quoted by Disraeli in the First Vol. of his Cur. of Lit., page 99.
|Haggard and hollow and wan, and without either thought or motion,|
Een as the face of a clock from which the hands have been taken.
|Look at the clock.|