|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|Robert Pollok. (17991827)|
| Sorrows remembered sweeten present joy.|
| The Course of Time. Book i. Line 464.|
| Most wondrous book! bright candle of the Lord!|
Star of Eternity! The only star
By which the bark of man could navigate
The sea of life and gain the coast of bliss
| The Course of Time. Book ii. Line 270.|
| He touched his harp, and nations heard, entranced,|
As some vast river of unfailing source,
Rapid, exhaustless, deep, his numbers flowed
And opened new fountains in the human heart.
| The Course of Time. Book iv. Line 684.|
| He laid his hand upon the Oceans mane, 1 |
And played familiar with his hoary locks.
| The Course of Time. Book iv. Line 689.|
| T was Slander filled her mouth with lying words,|
Slander, the foulest whelp of Sin.
| The Course of Time. Book iv. Line 725.|
| He was a man|
Who stole the livery of the court of Heaven
To serve the Devil in.
| The Course of Time. Book viii. Line 616.|
| With one hand he put|
A penny in the urn of poverty,
And with the other took a shilling out.
| The Course of Time. Book viii. Line 632.|