|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Though fallen on evil days,|
On evil days though fallen, and evil tongues.
Milton.Paradise Lost, Line 25, Book VII.
|We are fallen on dark and evil days!|
Mrs. Hemans.Siege of Valencia, Scene I., Page 264; and see Rogers Italy, the Campagna of Florence, Page 116, Edition 1830.
|Enlarge my life with multitude of days,|
In health, in sickness, thus the suppliant prays;
Hides from himself his state, and shuns to know
That life protracted is protracted woe.
Dr. Johnson.Vanity of Human Wishes, Line 255.
|Thy shoes shall be iron and brass; and as thy days, so shall thy strength be.|
Moses.On his blessing the tribe of Asher. (Deuteronomy, Chap. xxxiii. Ver. 25.)
|Thinking of the days that are no more.|
Tennyson.The Princess, Page 78.