|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Her face appears to be wrapped in a veil of sunbeams: unblemished is her complexion, and her skin is without a wrinkle.|
Sir William Jones.Poem of Tarafa, Verse 10, Vol. VIII.
|In the warm shadow of her loveliness,|
He kisses her with his beams.
Shelley.The Witch of Atlas, Stanza 2.
|Here was a murder bravely carried through|
The eye of observation, unobserved.
Cyril Tourneur.The Atheists Tragedy.
|A sunbeam passes through pollution unpolluted.|
Eusebius.De Demonstratione Evangelica, Book IV. Chap. 13. Fourth Article of the Creed.
| [Lord Bacon.Advancement of Learning, title Hist. of Nature; and Lillies Euphues, Book II.; Notes and Queries, N.S. Vol. III. Page 218; but in page 336 of the same volume, the idea is traced by Mr. Smirke to Tertullian.]|| 5|
|Christ alone, like his emblem the light, passed through all things undefiled.|
Horne.On Psalm xxvi. Verse 4; and on Psalm xviii. Verse 20.
|And face to face standing,|
Look I on God as he is, a sun unpolluted by vapours.
Longfellow.From Bishops Tegners Children on the Lords Supper.
|The sun, if he could avoid it, would not shine upon a dunghill; but his rays are so pure, Eliza, and celestialI never heard that they were polluted by it.|
Sterne.Letter 87, to Eliza.
|For a preserving spirit doth still pass|
Untainted through this mass.
Vaughan.Resurrection and Immortality, Stanza 2.