|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Do not cherish that daring vice for which the whole age suffers.|
These private duelswhich had their first original from the French, and for which to this day were justly censured, are banished from all civil government.
Beaumont and Fletcher.
|Some fiery fop with new commission vain,|
Who sleeps on brambles till he kills his man,
Some frolic drunkard reeling from a feast,
Provokes a broil, and stabs you for a jest.
Dr. Johnson.London, Line 226.