Truth is its [justices] handmaid, freedom is its child, peace is its companion, safety walks in its steps, victory follows in its train; it is the brightest emanation from the Gospel; it is the attribute of God.
My living in Yorkshire was so far out of the way, that it was actually twelve miles from a lemon.
Lady Hollands Memoir. Vol. i. p. 262.
Note 1. Mr. Smith, with reference to the Edinburgh Review, says: The motto I proposed for the Review was Tenui musam meditamur avena; but this was too near the truth to be admitted; so we took our present grave motto from Publius Syrus, of whom none of us had, I am sure, read a single line. [back]
Note 2. A favorite motto, which through life Mr. Smith inculcated on his family. [back]