|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Yet let not each gay turn thy rapture move,|
For fools admire, but men of sense approve:
As things seem large which we through mist descry,
Dulness is ever apt to magnify.
Pope.On Criticism, Line 390.
|Glory and gain the industrious tribe provoke;|
And gentle dulness ever loves a joke.
Pope.The Dunciad, Book II. Line 33.