|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
| Th unwieldy elephant,|
To make them mirth, usd all his might, and wreathed
His lithe proboscis.
MiltonParadise Lost. Bk. IV. L. 345.
| The elephant hath joints, but none for courtesy: his legs are legs for necessity, not for flexure.|
Troilus and Cressida. Act II. Sc. 3. L. 97.