|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|I had not wanderd wild and wide,|
With such an angel for my guide;
Nor heaven nor earth could then reprove me,
If she had lived, and lived to love me.
Scott.Old Mortality, Chap. XXIII.
|If I one soul improve, I have not lived in vain.|
Beattie.The Minstrel, Bk. II. Verse 32, Line 9.
|To-morrow let my sun his beams display,|
Or in clouds hide them; I have lived to day.
Cowley.A Vote, last lines.
|Nor good, nor bad, nor fools, nor wise;|
They would not learn, nor could advise;
Without love, hatred, joy, or fear,
They leda kind ofas it were,
Nor wishd, nor cared, nor laughd, nor cried;
And so they livd, and so they died.
Prior.Epitaph on Jack and Joan, last lines.