|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|The whole company were in astonishment: whist stood still; quadrille laid down the cards; and brag was in suspense.|
Murphy.The Way to Keep Him, Act II.
|The sempster sat still as I passd by,|
And dropt her needle! fishwives stayed their cry!
Ben Jonson.Time Vindicated.
|The steer forgot to graze.|
Tennyson.The Gardeners Daughter.
|A tale which holdeth children from their play, and old men from the chimney corner.|
Sidney.Apology for Poetry. (Arbers reprint, 40.)
|He caught the attention of both old and younglabour stood still as he passedthe bucket hung suspended in the middle of the wellthe spinning-wheel forgot its roundeven chuck-farthing and shufflecap themselves stood gaping till he had got out of sight.|
Sterne.Tristram Shandy, Chap. X.; Wm. Combe, Doctor Syntax, Chap. V.