|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Lord Lyttleton (17091773)|
|QUOTATION:||For his chaste Muse employd her heaven-taught lyre|
None but the noblest passions to inspire,
Not one immoral, one corrupted thought,
One line which, dying, he could wish to blot.
|ATTRIBUTION:||Prologue to Thomsons Coriolanus.|