|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Will all great Neptunes ocean wash this blood|
Clean from my hand? No! this my hand will rather
The multitudinous seas incarnadine,
Making the green one red.
Shakespeare.Macbeth, Act II. Scene 2. (To his Lady.)
|And turns the deep-dyed ocean into blood.|
Dr. Young.The Last Day, Book II. Line 296.
|Thou mighty one, that with thy power hast turnd|
Green Neptune into purple.
Beaumont and Fletcher.The Two Noble Kinsmen, Act V. Scene 1.
|Connected as the hand and glove,|
Is madam, poetry, and love.
Lloyd.Epistle to a Friend.
|Here is her hand, the agent of her heart.|
Shakespeare.Two Gent. of Verona, Act I. Sc. 3. (Proteus reading Julias Letter.)
|And prate and preach about what others prove,|
As if the world and they were hand and glove.
Cowper.Table Talk, Line 173.