|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|The race by vigour, not by vaunts is won,|
So take the hindmost h, he said, and run.
Pope.The Dunciad, Book II. Line 60.
|Then horn for horn they stretch an strive,|
Deil tak the hindmost! on they drive,
Till a their weel-swalld kytes belyve
Are bent like drums.
Burns.To a Haggis, Verse 4.