|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Patience is sorrows salve.|
Churchill.Progress of Famine. Line 363.
|Like Patience, gazing on kings graves, and smiling|
Extremity out of act.
Shakespeare.Pericles, Act V. Scene 1.
|Tis for me to be patient; I am in adversity.|
Shakespeare.Comedy of Errors, Act IV. Scene 4.
|As patient as the female dove|
When that her golden couplets are disclosed.
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act V. Scene 1.
|Patience, and shuffle the cards.|
|On one hand ever gentle Patience sat,|
On whose calm bosom I reclined my head;
And on the other silent Contemplation.
Lillo.Fatal Curiosity, Act I. Scene 2.
|She pined in thought|
And, with a green and yellow melancholy,
She sat, like Patience on a monument,
Smiling at grief.
Shakespeare.Twelfth Night, Act II. Scene 4.
|Tis hard: but patience must endure,|
And soothe the woes it cannot cure.
Francis Horace.Ode XXIV. Book I. Line 31.
|How poor are they that have not patience!|
What wound did ever heal but by degrees?
Shakespeare.Othello, Act II. Scene 3.