|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|He needs no foil, but shines by his own proper light.|
Dryden.Character of a Good Parson, last Line.
|That need no sun t illuminate their spheres,|
But their own native light far passing theirs.
Spenser.Hymn to Heavenly Beauty, Line 69.
|Shine in the dignity of F. R. S.|
Pope.The Dunciad, Book IV. Line 570.