|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Doubt thou the stars are fire;|
Doubt that the sun doth move;
Doubt truth to be a liar;
But never doubt, I love.
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act II. Scene 2. (Lines sent by Hamlet to Ophelia.)
|He wanted a peg to hang his thoughts upon.|
Sir Thomas More.His Household, Page 17.
|Make me to seet; or, at the least, so prove it,|
That the probation bear no hinge, nor loop,
To hang a doubt on: or woe upon thy life!
Shakespeare.Othello, Act III. Scene 3. (Othello to Iago.)
|Never do any thing, concerning the rectitude of which you have a doubt.|
Pliny, Jun.Chap. i. Line 18.