|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|So I had known whelps like dogs, so kids like their dams: thus I was wont to compare great things with small.|
Davidsons Virgil, by Buckley, Page 2.
|So, if great things to small may be compard,|
Xerxes, the liberty of Greece to yoke,
From Susa, his Memnonian palace high,
Came to the sea; and, over Hellespont
Bridging his way, Europe with Asia joined,
And scourged with many a stroke the indignant waves.
Milton.Par. Lost, Book X.
|If I may be allowed to compare little matters with great ones, Anapis also loved me.|
Rileys Ovid.Meta., Page 174.