|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Why, now I see theres mettle in thee; and even, from this instant, do build on thee a better opinion than before.|
Shakespeare.Othello, Act IV. Scene 2.
|By this good light, a wench of matchless mettle!|
Scott.Fortunes of Nigel, Chap. XIX.