|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Oh, what a noble mind is here oerthrown!|
The glass of fashion and the mould of form,
The observd of all observers! quite, quite, down!
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act III. Scene 1.
|Oh! what a noble heart was here undone,|
When science self destroyd her favourite son.
Byron.English Bards; On Kirke White.
|A noble soul is like a ship at sea,|
That sleeps at anchor when the oceans calm.
Beaumont and Fletcher.Honest Mans Fortune.
|Better not be at all,|
Than not be noble.
|Howeer it be, it seems to me,|
Tis only noble to be good.
Tennyson.Lady Clara de Vere, Verse 7.
|And to be noble well be good.|
J. G. Cooper.Winifreda.