|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Leontine. But, sir, if you will but listen to reason.|
Croaker.Come, then, produce your reasons. I tell you Im fixed, determined; so now produce your reasons. When Im determined, I always listen to reason, because it can then do no harm.
Goldsmith.The Good-natured Man, Act I. Scene 1.