|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Samuel Daniel (1562?1619)|
|QUOTATION:||As that the walls worn thin, permit the mind|
To look out thorough, and his frailty find. 1
|ATTRIBUTION:||History of the Civil War. Book iv. Stanza 84.|
The souls dark cottage, batterd and decayd,
Lets in new light through chinks that Time has made.
Edmund Waller: Verses upon his Divine Poesy. [back]