|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Sir Henry Taylor (18001886)|
|QUOTATION:|| We figure to ourselves|
The thing we like; and then we build it up,
As chance will have it, on the rock or sand,
For thought is tired of wandering oer the world,
And homebound Fancy runs her bark ashore.
|ATTRIBUTION:||Philip Van Artevelde. Part i. Act i. Sc. 5.|