|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Mark what ills the scholars life assail,|
Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail.
Dr. Johnson.Vanity of Human Wishes, Line 159.
|What ills from beauty spring.|
Dr. Johnson.Vanity of Human Wishes, Line 321.
|Those ills that wait on all below,|
Shall neer be felt by me;
Or gently felt, and only so,
As being shared with thee.
Cowper.The Doves, Verse 5.
|And makes us rather bear those ills we have|
Than fly to others that we know not of.
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act III. Scene 1. (In his famous Soliloquy.)
|Keep what youve got; the evil that we know is the best.|
Rileys Plautus, Volume I., The Trinummus, Act I. Scene 2.
|Tis hard for kings to steer an equal course,|
And they who banish one, oft gain a worse.
Dryden.Tarquin and Tullia.