|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Lingering and sitting by a new made grave,|
As loth to leave the body that it lovd.
|Lingering with a fond delay.|
Collins.Ode on the Superstitions of Scotland, Line 2.
|Still linger, in our northern clime,|
Some remnants of the good old time;
And still, within our valleys here,
We hold the kindred title dear.
Scott.Marmion, Canto VI. Introd. Line 86.