|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|There is in poesy a decent pride,|
Which well becomes her when she speaks to prose,
Her youngest sister.
Dr. Young.Night V. Line 64.
|It is the poetry of portrait, and the portrait of poetry.|
Byron.On the portrait of Ariosto by Titian.
|Poetry is meat, drink, clothes, washing and lodging, and I know it.|
Swift.Two letters to the Dublin weekly Journal.
|It is uninspired inspiration.|
Henry Reed.Lecture on the British Poets.