|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Society became my glittering bride,|
And airy hopes my children.
Wordsworth.Excursion, Book III.
| I am ill, but your being by me cannot amend me; society is no comfort to one not sociable.|
Shakespeare.Cymbeline, Act IV. Scene 3. (Imogen to Guiderius.)
|The life-blood of society.|
Middleton.A mad world, my masters, Act I. Scene 1.