|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|The breach of custom|
Is breach of all.
Shakespeare.Cymbeline, Act IV. Scene 2. (Imogen to Guiderius.)
| Custom calls me to t;|
What custom wills, in all things should we do t?
Shakespeare.Coriolanus, Act II. Scene 3. (Solus.)
| It is a custom,|
More honourd in the breach than the observance.
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act I. Scene 4. (Hamlet to Horatio.)
| New customs,|
Though they be never so ridiculous,
Nay, let them be unmanly, yet are followd.
Shakespeare.King Henry VIII., Act I. Scene 3. (Sands to the Chamberlain.)