|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|A maxim in law has more weight in the world than an article of faith.|
Swift.On Bishops Leases. (Roscoes Life of Swift.)
|The Americans have no faith|
They rely on the power of a dollar:
They are deaf to a sentiment.
Emerson.Man a Reformer, 121.
|Let none henceforth seek needless cause to approve|
The faith they owe; when earnestly they seek
Such proof, conclude they then begin to fail.
Milton.Paradise Lost, Book IX. Line 1140.
|For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight,|
His cant be wrong whose life is in the right.
Pope.Essay on Man, Epi. III. Line 305.
| Ever note, Lucilius,|
When love begins to sicken and decay,
It useth an enforced ceremony;
There are no tricks in plain and simple faith.
Shakespeare.Julius Cæsar, Act IV. Scene 2. (Brutus to Lucilius.)
|There is no more faith in thee than in a stewed prune.|
Shakespeare.King Henry IV., Part I. Act III. Scene 3. (Falstaff to the Hostess.)
|On argument alone my faith is built.|
Dr. Young.Night IV. Line 742.
|Faith builds a bridge from this world to the next.|
Dr. Young.Night VIII. Line 717.