|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|If you lend a person any money, it becomes lost for any purpose as ones own. When you ask for it back again, you may find a friend made an enemy by your kindness. If you begin to press still furthereither you must part with that which you have intrusted, or else you must lose that friend.|
1 Rileys Plautus.The Trinummus, Act IV. Scene 4.
|For loan oft loses both itself and friend.|
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act I. Scene 3.