|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|How still the evening is,|
As hushd on purpose to grace harmony!
Shakespeare.Much Ado About Nothing, Act II. Scene 3. (Claudio.)
|Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray|
Had in her sober livery all things clad.
Milton.Paradise Lost, Book IV. Line 598.
|And now declining with his sloping wheels,|
Down sunk the sun behind the western hills.
Pope.The Odyssey, Book II. Line 436.