I hate the countries dirt and manners, yet I love the silence; I embrace the wit; A courtship, flowing here in full tide. But loathe the expense, the vanity and pride. No place each way is happy. William HabingtonTo my Noblest Friend, I. C. Esquire.
Somewhat back from the village street Stands the old-fashiond country seat, Across its antique portico Tall poplar-trees their shadows throw; And from its station in the hall An ancient time-piece says to all, Forever! never! Neverforever! LongfellowThe Old Clock on the Stairs.
Nec sit terris ultima Thule. Nor shall Thule be the extremity of the world. SenecaMed. Act III. 375. VergilGeorgics. I. 30. Thule, the most remote land known to the Greeks and Romans, perhaps Tilemark, Norway, or Iceland. One of the Shetland Islands. Thylensel, according to Camden.