|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|This is the state of man: To-day he puts forth|
The tender leaves of hopes, to-morrow blossoms,
And bears his blushing honours thick upon him.
Shakespeare.King Henry VIII., Act III. Scene 2. (Wolseys Soliloquy on his fall.)
|Honours dont always change the man.|
Le Sage.Gil Blas, Book IV. Chap. 6.
| [Manners first Lord of Rutland, said to Sir Thomas More on his being made Chancellor, Honores mutant Mores; No my Lord, said Sir Thomas, The pun will do much better in English, Honours change Manners.]|| 3|