|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|She ceasd, and ere his words her fate decreed|
Impatient watchd the language of his eye:
There pity dwelt.
Shenstone.Love and Honour.
|Languages are the pedigree of nations.|
Dr. Johnson.Crokers Boswell, 340, (A.D. 1733.)
|Words are the leaves on the tree of language, of which if some fall away, a new succession takes their place.|
Trench.English past and present, Lect. 3. Page 151. Ed. 5.
|Language is fossil poetry.|
Emerson.Essays: The Poet.