|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|The insect youth are on the wing,|
Eager to taste the honied spring,
And float amid the liquid noon.
Gray.Ode on the Spring, Stan. III. Line 5.
|Swim through the serene summer sky.|
Buckleys Virgil.Georgics, Book IV. Line 66.
|O lovely babe! what lustre shall adorn|
Thy noon of beauty, when so bright thy morn!
Broome.Birth-day of Trefusis.
|But ere the noon of day, in fiery gleams,|
He darts the glory of his blazing beams.
Broome.Chap. xliii. of Ecclesiasticus.
|When to the noon of life we rise,|
The man grows elegant in vice.
|Borrow Cynthias silver white,|
When she shines at noon of night,
Free from clouds to veil her light.
|He chased the hornet in his mid-day flight,|
And brought her glow-worms in the noon of night.
|About the noon of night.|
Ben Jonson.Sejanus, Act V. Scene 6.
| It was evening here,|
But upon earth the very noon of night.
Dante.Purgatorio, Canto XV. Line 5. (Wrights Translation.)