|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|From labour health, from health contentment springs.|
Beattie.The Minstrel, Book I. Verse 13. Line 1.
|Reasons whole pleasure, all the joys of sense,|
Lie in three words, Health, Peace, and Competence:
But health consists with Temperance alone;
And Peace, O Virtue! Peace is all thy own.
Pope.Essay on Man, Epi. IV. Line 79.
|Ah! what avail the largest gifts of Heaven,|
When drooping health and spirits go amiss?
How tasteless then whatever can be given!
Health is the vital principle of bliss.
Thomson.Castle of Indolence, Canto II. Stanza 57.