|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
| The next time you go out to a smoking party, young feller, fill your pipe with that ere reflection.|
DickensPickwick Papers. Ch. XVI.
| The solitary side of our nature demands leisure for reflection upon subjects on which the dash and whirl of daily business, so long as its clouds rise thick about us, forbid the intellect to fasten itself.|
FroudeShort Studies on Great Subjects. Sea Studies.
|The learnd reflect on what before they knew.|
PopeEssay on Criticism. Pt. III. L. 180.
| Let the Tribune put all this in its pipe and smoke it.|
Richmond, Va., Enquirer. Feb. 7. 1860.
|For take thy ballaunce if thou be so wise,|
And weigh the winde that under heaven doth blow;
Or weigh the light that in the east doth rise;
Or weigh the thought that from mans mind doth flow.
SpenserFaerie Queene. Bk. V. Canto II. St. 43.
|A soul without reflection, like a pile|
Without inhabitant, to ruin runs.
YoungNight Thoughts. Night V. L. 596.