|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|Edmund Waller. (16061687) (continued)|
| In such green palaces the first kings reignd,|
Slept in their shades, and angels entertaind;
With such old counsellors they did advise,
And by frequenting sacred groves grew wise.
| On St. Jamess Park.|
| And keeps the palace of the soul. 1|
| Of Tea.|
| Poets lose half the praise they should have got,|
Could it be known what they discreetly blot.
| Upon Roscommons Translation of Horace, De Arte Poetica.|
| Could we forbear dispute and practise love,|
We should agree as angels do above.
| Divine Love. Canto iii.|
| The souls dark cottage, batterd and decayd,|
Lets in new light through chinks that Time has made. 2
Stronger by weakness, wiser men become
As they draw near to their eternal home:
Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view
That stand upon the threshold of the new.
| On the Divine Poems.|
|Thomas Fuller. (16081661)|
| Drawing near her death, she sent most pious thoughts as harbingers to heaven; and her soul saw a glimpse of happiness through the chinks of her sickness-broken body.|
| Life of Monica.|
| He was one of a lean body and visage, as if his eager soul, biting for anger at the clog of his body, desired to fret a passage through it. 3|
| Life of the Duke of Alva.|