|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|With crosses, relics, crucifixes,|
Beads, pictures, rosaries, and pixes;
The tools of working out salvation
By mere mechanic operation.
ButlerHudibras. Pt. III. Canto I. L. 1,495.
|Science sees signs; Poetry the thing signified.|
J. C. and A. W. HareGuesses at Truth.
| It [Catholicism] supplies a multitude of external forms in which the spiritual may be clothed and manifested.|
HawthorneMarble Faun. Vol. II. Ch. XIII.
|All things are symbols: the external shows|
Of Nature have their image in the mind,
As flowers and fruits and falling of the leaves.
LongfellowThe Harvest Moon.
|Sometime we see a cloud thats dragonish;|
A vapour sometime like a bear or lion,
A towerd citadel, a pendant rock,
A forked mountain, or blue promontory
With trees upon t, that nod unto the world,
And mock our eyes with air: thou hast seen these signs;
They are black vespers pageants.
Antony and Cleopatra. Act IV. St. 14. L. 2.
| If he be not in love with some woman, there is no believing old signs: a brushes his hat o mornings; what should that bode?|
Much Ado About Nothing. Act III. Sc. 2. L. 40.