|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Theres nothing ill can dwell in such a temple:|
If the ill spirit have so fair a house,
Good things will strive to dwell with t.
Shakespeare.Tempest, Act I. Scene 2. (Miranda to Prospero.)
|All unfit in such a pile to dwell.|
Churchill.The Rosciad, Line 897.
|Then towerd the palace, then in awful state,|
The temple reard its everlasting gate,
No workmans steel, no ponderous axes rung:
Like some tall palm the noiseless fabric sprung.
Heber.Palestine, Page 45, ed. 1812.
|Silently as a dream the fabric rose;|
No sound of hammer, or of saw was there.
Cowper.The Task, Book 5, Line 144. (The Winter Morning Walk.)
|There was neither hammer nor axe, nor any tool of iron heard in the house while it was building.|
Holy Bible.1 Kings, Chap. vi. Ver. 7.
|No man saw the building of the New Jerusalem, the workmen crowded together, the unfinished walls and unpaved streets; no man heard the clink of trowel and pickaxe; it descended out of heaven from God.|
Anonymous.Ecce Homo, Page 310.
|And I John saw the holy city New Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven.|
Holy Bible.Revelation of St. John the Divine, Chap. xxi. Ver. 2.