|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|A little peach in an orchard grew,|
A little peach of emerald hue;
Warmed by the sun and wet by the dew
Eugene FieldThe Little Peach.
| As touching peaches in general, the very name in Latine whereby they are called Persica, doth evidently show that they were brought out of Persia first.|
PlinyNatural History. Bk. XV. Ch. 13. Hollands trans.
|The ripest peach is highest on the tree.|
James Whitcomb RileyThe Ripest Peach.