|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|The mother to her daughter spake,|
Daughter, said she, arise;
Thy daughter to her daughter take
Whose daughters daughter cries.
Rileys Dictionary of Classical Quotations, 221.
| [A distich, according to Zuinglius, on a lady of the family of the Dalburgs, who saw her descendants to the sixth generation.]|| 2|
|Had he no friendno daughter dear,|
His wandering toil to share and cheer;
No son to be his fathers stay,
And guide him in the rugged way.
Scott.Last Minstrel, conclusion of Canto III.
|If a daughter you have, shes the plague of your life,|
No peace shall you know though youve buried your wife!
At twenty she mocks at the duty you taught her
Oh, what a plague is an obstinate daughter?
Sheridan.The Duenna, Act I. Scene 3.
|My daughter was ever a good girl.|
Murphy.Three Weeks after Marriage, Act II.
|Ada, sole daughter of my house and heart.|
Byron.Childe Harold, Canto III. Stanza 1.