|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Society is a troop of thinkers, and the best heads among them take the best places.|
Emerson.Conduct of Life. Power.
|Society is like a lawn, where every roughness is smoothed, every bramble eradicated, and where the eye is delighted by the smiling verdure of a velvet surface.|
Washington Irving.The Sketch-Book: Philip of Pokanoket.