Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.
Its grand, and you canna expect to be baith grand and comfortable. Barrie Little Minister. Ch. 10. 1
They have most satisfaction in themselves, and consequently the sweetest relish of their creature comforts. Matthew Henry Commentaries. Psalm XXXVII. 2
Is there no balm in Gilead? Jeremiah. VIII. 22. Is there no treacle in Gilead?Version from the Treacle Bible. (1568). Spelled also truacle or tryacle in the Great Bible (1541), Bishops Bible (1561). 3
Miserable comforters are ye all. Job. XVI. 2. 4
From out the throng and stress of lies, From out the painful noise of sighs, One voice of comfort seems to rise: It is the meaner part that dies. Wm. Morris Comfort. 5
Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Psalms. XXIII. 4. 6
And He that doth the ravens feed, Yea, providently caters for the sparrow, Be comfort to my age! Act II. Sc. 3. L. 43. As You Like It. 7 That comfort comes too late; Tis like a pardon after execution; That gentle physic, given in time, had curd me; But now I am past all comforts here, but Prayers. Act IV. Sc. 2. L. 119. Henry VIII. 8