|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
| She was his life,|
The ocean to the river of his thoughts,
Which terminated all.
Byron.The Dream, Line 56.
|The river of his thoughts.|
Longfellow.The Spanish Student, Act II. Scene 3.
| [The idea is from Dante; GOD was the leading idea of his mind. On HIM his thoughts were continually fixed. His love, His glory, were ever present to his mind.Wrights Translation.]|| 3|