|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Oh! blest with temper, whose unclouded ray|
Can make to-morrow cheerful as to-day;
She, who can own a sisters charms, and hear
Sighs for a daughter with unwounded ear;
She who neer answers till a husband cools,
And if she rules him, never shows she rules.
Pope.Moral Essays, Epi. II. To a Lady, Line 257.
|And mistress of herself though china fall.|
Pope.Moral Essays, Epi. II. To a Lady, Line 268.
|In vain he seeketh others to suppress,|
Who hath not learnd himself first to subdue.
Spenser.Fairy Queen, Book VI. Canto I. Ver. 41.
|Ill make them live as brothers should with brother,|
And keep them in good-humour with each other.
Churchill.Night, Line 67.
|A sunny temper gilds the edges of lifes blackest cloud.|
Guthrie.The Gospel in Ezekiel, Ch. iv. p. 67.