|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|It draws near to witching time of night.|
Blair.The Grave, Line 55.
|Tis now the very witching time of night;|
When churchyards yawn, and hell itself breathes out
Contagion to this world.
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act III. Scene 2. (Hamlet alone.)