|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Tragedy openeth the greatest wounds, and sheweth forth the ulcers that are covered with tissue.|
Sir Philip Sidney.Defence of Poesie.
|Explored the pangs that rend the royal breast,|
Those wounds that lurk beneath the tissued vest.
T. Warton.On the Marriage of George III., Line 53, alluding to Shakespeare.