|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|To this sad shrine, whoeer thou art! draw near,|
Here lies the friend most lovd, the son most dear;
Who neer knew joy but friendship might divide,
Or gave his father grief but when he died.
Pope.Epitaph on Harcourt. Ramage.Beautiful Thoughts from the French, 378.
|Alas! alas! what grief is this for Greece.|
Homer.The Iliad, Book I., Line 302. (Lord Derby.)
|Every one can master a grief but he that has it.|
Shakespeare.Much Ado About Nothing, Act III. Scene 2. (Benedick to Claudio.)
|Tis better to be lowly born,|
And range with humble lives in content,
Than to be perkd up in a glistening grief,
And wear a golden sorrow.
Shakespeare.King Henry VIII., Act II. Scene 3. (Anne Bullen to an Old Lady.)
|Some griefs are medcinable.|
Shakespeare.Cymbeline, Act III. Scene 2. (Imogen on receiving a Letter from her Husband.)
|Where the greater malady is fixd,|
The lesser is scarce felt.
Shakespeare.King Lear, Act III. Scene 4. (The King to Kent.)
|When remedies are past, the griefs are ended.|
Shakespeare.Othello, Act I. Scene 3. (The Duke to Brabantio.)
|Whats gone, and whats past help,|
Should be past grief.
Shakespeare.Winters Tale, Act III. Scene 2. (Paulina to a Lord.)
| In the first days|
Of my distracting grief, I found myself
As women wish to be who love their lords.
Home.Douglas, Act I. Scene 1.