|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|There webs were spread of more than common size,|
And half-starved spiders preyd on half-starved flies.
ChurchillThe Prophecy of Famine. L. 327.
|Those oft are stratagems which errors seem,|
Nor is it Homer nods, but we that dream.
PopeEssay on Criticism. Pt. I. L. 177.
|For her own breakfast shell project a scheme,|
Nor take her tea without a stratagem.
YoungLove of Fame. Satire VI. L. 187.