|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|There is a sight all hearts beguiling|
A youthful mother to her infant smiling,
Who with spread arms and dancing feet,
A cooing voice, returns its answer sweet.
Baillie.Legend of Lady Griseld, Verse 32.
|Happy be with such a mother.|
|Where yet was ever found a mother|
Whod give her booby for another?
Gay.Fable III. Line 33.
|O wonderful son, that can so astonish a mother!|
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act III. Scene 2. (To Rosencrantz.)
|That would hang us every mothers son.|
Shakespeare.Midsummer Nights Dream, Act I. Scene 2.