|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Every dog must have his day.|
Swift.Whig and Tory.
|Dogs, ye have had your day.|
Pope.The Odyssey, Book XXII. Line 41.
|Let Hercules himself do what he may,|
The cat will mew, and dog will have his day.
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act V. Scene 1. (The Prince to his Uncle.)
|I had rather be a dog, and bay the moon.|
Shakespeare.Julius Cæsar, Act IV. Scene 3. (Brutus to Cassius.)
|Nor dare they bark, though much provoked at her refulgent visage.|
Swift.Battle of the Books. (Episode of Bentley and Wotton.)
|Doth the moon care for the barking of a dog?|
Burton.Anat. of Mel., Part II. Sect. III. Mem. 7.
|I am his Highnesss dog at Kew!|
Pray tell me, sir, whose dog are you?
Pope.On the Collar of a Dog he gave to the Prince.
|The watch-dogs voice that bayd the whispering wind,|
And the loud laugh that spoke the vacant mind.
Goldsmith.Deserted Village, Line 121.
|Thou dog in forehead, but in heart a deer.|
Homer.The Iliad, Book I. Line 298. (Pope.)
|Having the countenance of a dog, but heart of a stag.|
Homer.The Iliad, Book I. (Rileys translat.), Page 9.