|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||James Russell Lowell (18191891)|
|QUOTATION:||There comes Emerson first, whose rich words, every one,|
Are like gold nails in temples to hang trophies on;
Whose prose is grand verse while his verse the Lord knows
Is some of it pr No, t is not even prose!
|ATTRIBUTION:||A Fable for Critics.|