|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Thomas Gray (17161771)|
|QUOTATION:||The meanest floweret of the vale,|
The simplest note that swells the gale,
The common sun, the air, the skies,
To him are opening paradise.
|ATTRIBUTION:||Ode on the Pleasure arising from Vicissitude. Line 53.|