|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Can ready compliments supply,|
On all occasions cut and dry.
Swift.Furniture of Womans Mind.
|Jokes of all kinds, ready cut and dry.|
Microcosm.Vol. I. No. VIII. Page 68.
|According to her cloth she cut her coat.|
Dryden.Cock and the Fox.
|This was the most unkindest cut of all.|
Shakespeare.Julius Cæsar, Act III. Scene 2. (Antony to the Citizens.)