|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|A good husband makes a good wife at any time.|
Farquhar.The Inconstant, Act II.
|As the husband is, the wife is:|
Thou art mated with a clown,
And the grossness of his nature
Will have weight to drag thee down.
Tennyson.Locksley Hall, v. 24.
|A corrupt nature which was continually ready to drag them down.|
Rev. Chas. Kingsley, in Village Sermons, No. 10.