|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
| Private credit is wealth; public honor is security; the feather that adorns the royal bird supports its flight; strip him of his plumage, and you fix him to the earth.|
JuniusAffair of the Falkland Islands. Vol. I. Letter XLII.
|Blest paper-credit! last and best supply!|
That lends corruption lighter wings to fly.
PopeMoral Essays. Ep. 3. L. 39.
| He smote the rock of the national resources, and abundant streams of revenue gushed forth. He touched the dead corpse of Public Credit, and it sprung upon its feet.|
Daniel WebsterSpeech on Hamilton, March 10, 1831. Vol. I. P. 200.