|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|These wintry nights, against my window-pane|
Nature with busy pencil draws designs
Of ferns and blossoms and fine spray of pine,
Oak-leaf and acorn and fantastic vines,
Which she will make when summer comes again
Quaint arabesques in argent, flat and cold,
Like curious Chinese etchings.
T. B. Aldrich.Frost-Work.