|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|He neer presumed to make an error clearer;|
In short, there never was a better hearer.
ByronDon Juan. Canto XIV. St. 37.
|One eare it heard, at the other out it went.|
ChaucerCanterbury Tales. Bk. IV. L. 435.
|Within a bony labyrinthean cave,|
Reached by the pulse of the aërial wave,
This sibyl, sweet, and Mystic Sense is found,
Muse, that presides oer all the Powers of Sound.
Abraham ColesMan, the Microcosm; and the Cosmos. P. 51.
|None so deaf as those that will not hear.|
Matthew HenryCommentaries. Psalm LVIII.
|Little pitchers have wide ears.|
|Who is so deaf as he that will not hear?|
|Went in at the one eare and out at the other.|
HeywoodProverbs. Pt. II. Ch. IX.
| Hear ye not the hum|
Of mighty workings?
KeatsAddressed to Haydon. Sonnet X.
|Where did you get that pearly ear?|
God spoke and it came out to hear.
George MacDonaldSong. At the Back of the North Wind. Ch. XXXIII.
|He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.|
Mark. IV. 9.
| I was all ear,|
And took in strains that might create a soul
Under the ribs of death.
MiltonComus. L. 560.
|Where more is meant than meets the ear.|
MiltonIl Penseroso. L. 120.
|Such an exploit have I in hand, Ligarius,|
Had you a healthful ear to hear of it.
Julius Cæsar. Act II. Sc. 1. L. 318.
|Hear me for my cause, and be silent, that you may hear.|
Julius Cæsar. Act III. Sc. 2. L. 13.
|Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears.|
Julius Cæsar. Act III. Sc. 2. L. 78.
| They never would hear,|
But turn the deaf ear,
As a matter they had no concern in.
SwiftDingley and Brent.
| He that has ears to hear, let him stuff them with cotton.|
ThackerayVirginians. Ch. XXXII.
|Strike, but hear me.|
ThemistoclesRollins Ancient History. Bk. VI. Ch. II. Sec. VIII.