John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) Edmund Waller. (16061687) 2446
In such green palaces the first kings reignd, Slept in their shades, and angels entertaind; With such old counsellors they did advise, And by frequenting sacred groves grew wise.
On St. Jamess Park. 2447
And keeps the palace of the soul. 1
Of Tea. 2448
Poets lose half the praise they should have got, Could it be known what they discreetly blot.
Upon Roscommons Translation of Horace, De Arte Poetica. 2449
Could we forbear dispute and practise love, We should agree as angels do above.
Divine Love. Canto iii. 2450
The souls dark cottage, batterd and decayd, Lets in new light through chinks that Time has made. 2 Stronger by weakness, wiser men become As they draw near to their eternal home: Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view That stand upon the threshold of the new.
On the Divine Poems.
Thomas Fuller. (16081661) 2451
Drawing near her death, she sent most pious thoughts as harbingers to heaven; and her soul saw a glimpse of happiness through the chinks of her sickness-broken body.
Life of Monica. 2452
He was one of a lean body and visage, as if his eager soul, biting for anger at the clog of his body, desired to fret a passage through it. 3
Life of the Duke of Alva.