|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|Golet thy less than womans hand|
Assume the distaffnot the brand.
ByronBride of Abydos. Canto I. St. 4.
|When they talkd of their Raphaels, Correggios, and stuff,|
He shifted his trumpet, and only took snuff.
GoldsmithRetaliation. L. 145.
|Grown all to all, from no one vice exempt,|
And most contemptible to shun contempt.
PopeMoral Essays. Pt. III. L. 21.
| Call me what instrument you will, though you can fret me, yet you cannot play upon me.|
Hamlet. Act III. Sc. 2. L. 378.
|I had rather chop this hand off at a blow,|
And with the other fling it at thy face,
Than bear so low a sail, to strike to thee.
Henry VI. Pt. III. Act V. Sc. 1. L. 49.