These celebrities I speak of are the Prince-Rupert's-drops of the learned and polite world.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 1, Issue 2, December, 1857" by Various
Certainly he should not go further than Prince Rupert's drops.
"Selections from Previous Worksand Remarks on Romanes' Mental Evolution in Animals" by Samuel Butler
Do you remember what a Prince Rupert's drop is?
"Aladdin & Co." by Herbert Quick
These drops of glass are often exhibited at the present day, and are called Prince Rupert's drops.
"Charles I" by Jacob Abbott