|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|He that has light within his own clear breast,|
May sit i the centre, and enjoy bright day;
But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts,
Benighted walks under the mid-day sun:
Himself is his own dungeon.
Milton.Comus, Line 381.
| In that I shine confest,|
By my own light, in motion or at rest.
Ariosto.Orlando Furioso, Canto XXIII. Stanza 36. (Roses Transl.)
|Virtue could see to do what virtue would|
By her own radiant light.
|A lovely lady garmented in light.|
Shelley.The Witch of Atlas, St. 5.
|The light that never was on sea or land.|
Wordsworth.Elegiac Stanzas. Peele Castle.
|Farewell! we lose ourselves in light.|
Tennyson.In Memoriam, 46, V. 4.
|Mutually giving and receiving aid,|
They set each other off, like light and shade.
Churchill.Gotham, Book II. Line 151.
|There is that which one can communicate to another, and make himself the richer; as one who imparts a light to another has not therefore less light, but walks henceforth in the light of two torches instead of one.|
Dr. Trench.Parable of the Ten Virgins, 250. Ed. 9.