|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Mankind praise against their will,|
And mix as much detraction as they can.
Dr. Young.Night VIII. Line 494.
|I hate the man who builds his name|
On ruins of anothers fame.
Gay.Fable XLV. Line 1.
|Black detraction will find faults where they are not.|
Massinger.The Guardian, Act I. Scene 1.
|The low desire, the base design|
That makes anothers virtues less.
Longfellow.The Ladder of St. Augustine.
|Deus nobis hæc otia fecit.|
Virgil.Eclogue I. (Tityrus to Melibæus.)
|A God hath vouchsafed us this tranquillity.|
The Motto of the Arms of Liverpool.