|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Shed come again, and with a greedy ear|
Devour up my discourse.
Shakespeare.Othello, Act I. Scene 3. (How he won Desdemona.)
|It will discourse most excellent music.|
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act III. Scene 2. (The Prince to Guildenstern.)
|Fresh hints may be given and the ball of the discourse kept up.|
Swift.Intro. To Polite Conversation. (Roscoes Edition of his Life, Vol. II. Page 326.)