|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Pleasd to look forward, pleasd to look behind,|
And count each birth-day with a grateful mind.
Pope.2nd Epistle to Book II. of Horace, Line 314.
|Is that a birth-day? tis alas! too clear,|
Tis but the funeral of the former year.
Pope.To Mrs. M. B., on her birth-day.