|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Ye violets that first appeare,|
By your pure purple mantles known
Like the proud virgins of the yeare,
As if the spring were all your own;
What are you when the rose is blown?
Sir Henry Wotton.You Meaner Beauties. 2 Percy Relics, 334.