|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
| Its grand, and you canna expect to be baith grand and comfortable.|
BarrieLittle Minister. Ch. 10.
| They have most satisfaction in themselves, and consequently the sweetest relish of their creature comforts.|
Matthew HenryCommentaries. Psalm XXXVII.
|Is there no balm in Gilead?|
Jeremiah. VIII. 22. Is there no treacle in Gilead?Version from the Treacle Bible. (1568). Spelled also truacle or tryacle in the Great Bible (1541), Bishops Bible (1561).
|Miserable comforters are ye all.|
Job. XVI. 2.
|From out the throng and stress of lies,|
From out the painful noise of sighs,
One voice of comfort seems to rise:
It is the meaner part that dies.
|Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.|
Psalms. XXIII. 4.
|And He that doth the ravens feed,|
Yea, providently caters for the sparrow,
Be comfort to my age!
As You Like It. Act II. Sc. 3. L. 43.
|That comfort comes too late;|
Tis like a pardon after execution;
That gentle physic, given in time, had curd me;
But now I am past all comforts here, but Prayers.
Henry VIII. Act IV. Sc. 2. L. 119.