|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|A damnd cramp piece of penmanship as ever I saw in my life.|
Goldsmith.She Stoops to Conquer, Act IV.
|Pray, madam, read it: This written hand is such a damnd|
pedantic thing, I could never away with it.
Dryden.The Wild Gallant, Act III. Scene 1.