|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|Born in the purple, born to joy and pleasance,|
Thou dost not toil nor spin,
But makest glad and radiant with thy presence
The meadow and the lin.
LongfellowFlower-de-Luce. St. 3.
|O flower-de-luce, bloom on, and let the river|
Linger to kiss thy feet!
O flower of song, bloom on, and make forever
The world more fair and sweet.
LongfellowFlower-de-Luce. St. 8.
| Lilies of all kinds,|
The flower-de-luce being one!
Winters Tale. Act IV. Sc. 4. L. 126.