|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Thomas Gray (17161771)|
|QUOTATION:||He passd the flaming bounds of place and time:|
The living throne, the sapphire blaze,
Where angels tremble while they gaze,
He saw; but blasted with excess of light,
Closed his eyes in endless night.
|ATTRIBUTION:||The Progress of Poesy. III. 2, Line 4.|