|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|Thy thoughts to nobler meditations give,|
And study how to die, not how to live.
Geo. Granville (Lord Lansdowne)Meditations on Death. St. 1.
|Happy the heart that keeps its twilight hour,|
And, in the depths of heavenly peace reclined,
Loves to commune with thoughts of tender power,
Thoughts that ascend, like angels beautiful,
A shining Jacobs-ladder of the mind!
Paul H. HayneSonnet IX.
|In maiden meditation, fancy-free.|
Midsummer Nights Dream. Act II. Sc. 1. L. 164.
| Divinely bent to meditation;|
And in no worldly suits would he be movd,
To draw him from his holy exercise.
Richard III. Act III. Sc. 7. L. 61.