|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Had I the choice of sublunary good,|
What could I wish that I possess not here?
Health, leisure, means to improve it, friendship, peace.
Cowper.The Task, Book III. Line 689.
|O blest retirement! friend to lifes decline|
How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these,
A youth of labour with an age of ease!
Goldsmith.The Deserted Village, Lines 9799.