|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|In the great right of an excessive wrong.|
Robert BrowningThe Ring and the Book. The other HalfRome. L. 1,055.
|Brother, brother; we are both in the wrong.|
GayBeggars Opera. Act II. Sc. 2.
|Alas! how easily things go wrong!|
A sigh too deep, or a kiss too long,
And then comes a mist and a weeping rain,
And life is never the same again.
George MacdonaldPhantastes. A Fairy Story.
| A man finds he has been wrong at every preceding stage of his career, only to deduce the astonishing conclusion that he is at last entirely right.|
|Once I guessed right,|
And I got credit byt;
Thrice I guessed wrong,
And I kept my credit on.
Saying quoted by Swift. (1710).
|Injuriarum remedium est oblivio.|
The remedy for wrongs is to forget them.
|Higher than the perfect song|
For which love longeth,
Is the tender fear of wrong,
That never wrongeth.
Bayard TaylorImprovisations. Pt. V.
|Wrongs unredressed, or insults unavenged.|
WordsworthThe Excursion. Bk. III. L. 377.