|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Poetry is unfallen speech. Paradise knew no other, for no other would suffice to answer the need of those ecstatic days of innocence.|
Abraham Coles.The Evangel: Introduction.
|When the Divine Artist would produce a poem, He plants a germ of it in a human soul, and out of that soul the poem springs and grows as from the rose-tree the rose.|
James A. Garfield.Oration on the Anniversary of Burns Death.
|Poetry is feigned history in verse.|
Noah Porter.Books and Reading, Chap. XVI.