Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.
Will all great Neptunes ocean wash this blood Clean from my hand? No! this my hand will rather The multitudinous seas incarnadine, Making the green one red. Shakespeare.Macbeth, Act II. Scene 2. (To his Lady.) 1
And turns the deep-dyed ocean into blood. Dr. Young.The Last Day, Book II. Line 296. 2
Thou mighty one, that with thy power hast turnd Green Neptune into purple. Beaumont and Fletcher.The Two Noble Kinsmen, Act V. Scene 1. 3
Connected as the hand and glove, Is madam, poetry, and love. Lloyd.Epistle to a Friend. 4
Here is her hand, the agent of her heart. Shakespeare.Two Gent. of Verona, Act I. Sc. 3. (Proteus reading Julias Letter.) 5 And prate and preach about what others prove, As if the world and they were hand and glove. Cowper.Table Talk, Line 173. 6