|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Ill fortune seldom comes alone.|
Dryden.Cymon and Iphigenia.
|One woe doth tread upon anothers heel,|
So fast they follow.
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act IV. Scene 7.
|When one is past, another care we have;|
Thus woe succeeds a woe, as wave a wave.
Herrick.Hesp. Aphorisms, No. 287.
|One sorrow never comes but brings an heir,|
That may succeed as his inheritor.
Shakespeare.Pericles, Act I. Scene 4.
|When sorrows come, they come not single spies,|
But in battalions.
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act IV. Scene 5.
|Experience teaches another lesson, that earthly losses are remedies for covetousness, while increase in worldly goods rouses and provokes it.|
Dr. Trench.The Rich Fool, 322, Notes on the Parables, Ed. IX.
|A wretchs lifebroken on misfortunes wheel.|
|One writ with me in sour misfortunes book.|
Shakespeare.Romeo and Juliet, Act V. Scene 3. (Romeo at the tomb, having just slain Paris.)