|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|What deep wounds ever closed without a scar?|
The hearts bleed longest, and but heal to wear
That which disfigures it.
Byron.Childe Harold, Canto III. Stanza 84.
| Ill not shed her blood;|
Nor scar that whiter skin of hers than snow,
And smooth as alabaster.
Shakespeare.Othello, Act V. Scene 2. (Othello in the bed-chamber of his wife, and meditating her death.)