|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|If at great things thou wouldst arrive,|
Get riches first, get health, and treasure heap,
Not difficult, if thou hearken to me:
Riches are mine, fortune is in my hand,
They whom I favour thrive in wealth amain,
While virtue, valour, wisdom, sit in want.
Milton.Par. Regained, Book II.
|O, what a world of vile ill-favourd faults,|
Looks handsome in three hundred pounds a-year!
Shakespeare.Merry Wives of Windsor, Act III. Scene 4.
|He that wants money, means, and content, is without three good friends.|
Shakespeare.As You Like It, Act III. Scene 2.
|My friend, get money; get a large estate|
By honest means; but getat any rate.
Francis Horace.Book I. Epi. I. Line 93.
|Get place and wealth, if possible, with grace,|
If not, by any means get wealth and place.
Pope.To Bolingbroke, Book I. Epi. I. Line 103.