babes “hath judgement shown—So holy writ in,” ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, ii. 1. 137. “The allusion is to St. Matthew's Gospel, xi. 25: ‘I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes.’ See also 1 Cor. i. 27” (MALONE) .