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James Wood, comp. Dictionary of Quotations. 1899.

The painful to The rough seas

The painful warrior famousèd for fight, / After a thousand victories, once foil’d, / Is from the books of honour razèd quite, / And all the rest forgot for which he toil’d.Shakespeare.

The painter should grind his own colours; the architect work in the mason’s yard with his men; the master-manufacturer be himself a more skilful operator than any man in his mills; and the distinction between one man and another be only in experience and skill, and the authority and wealth which these must naturally and justly obtain.Ruskin.

The parasite courtier in the palace is the legitimate father of the tyrant.Brougham.

The parcel of books, if they are well chosen,… awakens within us the diviner mind, and rouses us to a consciousness of what is best in others and ourselves.John Morley.

The pardon of an offence must, as a benefit conferred, put the offender under an obligation; and thus direct advantage at once accrues by heaping coals of fire on the head.Goethe.

The particular is the universal seen under special limitations.Goethe.

The passions are only exaggerated vices or virtues.Goethe.

The passions are the only orators who never fail to persuade.La Rochefoucauld.

The passions, by grace of the supernal and also of the infernal powers (for both have a hand in it), can never fail us.Carlyle.

The passions may be likened to blood horses, that need training and the curb only to enable them when they carry to achieve most glorious triumphs.Simms.

The passions of mankind are partly protective, partly beneficent, like the chaff and grain of the corn; but none without their use, none without nobleness when seen in balanced unity with the rest of the spirit which they are charged to defend.Ruskin.

The passions rise higher at domestic than at imperial tragedies.Johnson.

The past alone is eternal and unchangeable like death, and yet at the same time warm and joy-giving like life.W. von Humboldt.

The past and future are veiled; but the past wears the widow’s veil, the future the virgin’s.Jean Paul.

The past at least is secure.Daniel Webster.

The past is all holy to us; the dead are all holy; even they that were base and wicked when alive.Carlyle.

The past is an unfathomable depth, / Beyond the span of thought; ’tis an elapse / Which hath no mensuration, but hath been, / For ever and for ever.H. Kirke White.

The past is to us a book sealed with seven seals—i.e., which no one need hope fully to open.Goethe.

The path of falsehood is a perplexing maze.Blair.

The path of nature is indeed a narrow one, and it is only the immortals that seek it, and, when they find it, they do not find themselves cramped therein.Lowell.

The path of sorrow, and that path alone, / Leads to the land where sorrow is unknown.Cowper.

The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.Bible.

The path of things is silent.Emerson.

The paths of glory lead but to the grave.Gray.

The pathetic almost always consists in the detail of little circumstances.Gibbon.

The peace of heaven is theirs who lift their swords / In such a just and charitable war.King John, ii. 1.

The peacemakers shall be called the children of God.Jesus.

The peevish, the niggard, the dissatisfied, the passionate, the suspicious, and those who live upon others’ means, are for ever unhappy.Hitopadesa.

The pen is mightier than the sword.Bulwer Lytton.

The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon.Bacon.

The people have the right to murmur, but they have also the right to be violent, and their silence is the lesson of kings.Jean de Beauvais.

The people of England are the most enthusiastic in the world.Disraeli.

The people of this world having been once deceived, suspect deceit in truth itself.Hitopadesa.

The people once belonged to the kings; now the kings belong to the people.Heine.

The perfect flower of religion opens in the soul only when all self-seeking is abandoned.John Burroughs.

The perfection of art is to conceal art.Quintilian.

The perfection of conversation is not to play a regular sonata, but, like the Æolian harp, to await the inspiration of the passing breeze.Burke.

The perfection of spiritual virtue lies in being always all there, a whole man present in every movement and moment.James Wood.

The period of faith must alternate with the period of denial; the vernal growth, the summer luxuriance of all opinions, spiritual representations and creations must be followed by, and again follow, the autumnal decay, the winter dissolution.Carlyle.

The persistent aspirations of the human race are to society what the compass is to the ship. It sees not the shore, but it guides to it.Lamartine.

The person who in company should pretend to be wiser than others, I am apt to regard as illiterate and ill-bred.Goldsmith.

The person who is contented to be often obliged ought not to be obliged at all.Goldsmith.

The person whose clothes are extremely fine I am too apt to consider as not being possessed of any superiority of fortune, but resembling those Indians who were found to wear all the gold they have in the world in a bob at the nose.Goldsmith.

The pest of society is egotists. There are dull and bright, sacred and profane, coarse and fine egotists. It is a disease that, like influenza, falls on all constitutions.Emerson.

The philosopher is he to whom the highest has descended, and the lowest has mounted up; who is the equal and kindly brother of all.Carlyle.

The philosopher must station himself in the middle.Goethe.

The philosophy of grumbling is great, but not intricate … the proof that there is something wrong, and that a sentient human being is aware of it.John Wagstaffe.

The philosophy of one century is the common-sense of the next.Ward Beecher.

The philosophy of six thousand years has not searched the chambers and magazines of the soul.Emerson.

The phœnix, Hope, can wing her flight / Through the vast deserts of the skies, / And still defying fortunes spite, / Revive and from her ashes rise.Cervantes.

The pillow is a dumb sibyl.Gracian.

The pilot of the Galilean lake; / Two massy keys he bore, of metals twain, / The golden opes, the iron shuts amain.Milton.

The pious and just honouring of ourselves may be thought the radical moisture and fountain-head from whence every laudable and worthy enterprise issues forth.Milton.

The pious have always a more intimate connection with each other than the wicked, though externally the relationship may not always prosper as well.Goethe.

The pious-hearted are cared for by the gods; and by men honoured and worshipped as divinities, when once they have by death stripped off for ever their week-day garments.James Wood, after Ovid.

The pitcher goes so often to the water that it comes home broken at last.Proverb.

The place once trodden by a good man is hallowed. After a hundred years his word and actions ring in the ears of his descendants.Goethe.

The plainer the dress, with greater lustre does beauty appear.Lord Halifax.

The plainest man that can convince a woman that he is really in love with her, has done more to make her in love with him than the handsomest man, if he can produce no such conviction. For the love of woman is a shoot, not a seed, and flourishes most vigorously only when ingrafted on that love which is rooted in the breast of another.Colton.

The plea of ignorance will never take away our responsibilities.Ruskin.

The pleasure of despising, at all times and in itself a dangerous luxury, is much safer after the toil of examining than before it.Carlyle.

The pleasure of talking is the inextinguishable passion of woman, coeval with the act of breathing.Le Sage.

The pleasure-seeker is not the pleasure-finder; those are the happiest men who think least about happiness.J. C. Sharp.

The pleasure we feel in criticising robs us of that of being deeply moved by very beautiful things.La Bruyère.

The pleasure we feel in music springs from the obedience which is in it, and it is full only as the obedience is entire.Theodore T. Murger.

The pleasure which strikes the soul must be derived from the beauty and congruity it sees or conceives in those things which the sight or imagination lay before it.Cervantes.

The pleasures of the world are deceitful; they promise more than they give. They trouble us in seeking them, they do not satisfy us when possessing them, and they make us despair in losing them.Mme. de Lambert.

The plenty of the poorest place is too great; the harvest cannot be gathered.Emerson.

The poet bestrides the clouds, the wise man looks up at them.Arliss.

The poet can never have far to seek for a subject; for him the ideal world is not remote from the actual, but under it and within it; and he is a poet precisely because he can discern it there.Carlyle.

The poet must believe in his poetry. The fault of our popular poetry is that it is not sincere.Emerson.

The poet must find all within himself while he is left in the lurch by all without.Goethe.

The poet must live wholly for himself, wholly in the objects that delight him.Goethe.

The poet should seize the particular, and he should, if there is anything sound in it, thus represent the universal.Goethe.

The poet’s delicate ear hears the far-off whispers of eternity, which coarser souls must travel towards for scores of years before their dull sense is touched by them.Holmes.

The poet’s eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, / Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven, / And, as imagination bodies forth / The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen / Turns them to shapes, and gives to airy nothing / A local habitation and a name.Mid. N.’s Dream, v. 1.

The poet’s heart is an unlighted torch, which gives no help to his footsteps till love has touched it with flame.Lowell.

The poetry of the ancients was that of possession, ours is that of aspiration; the former stands fast on the soil of the present, the latter hovers between memory and anticipation.Schlegel.

The point is not that men should have a great many books, but that they should have the right ones, and that they should use those that they have.John Morley.

The pomp of death is far more terrible than death itself.Nathaniel Lee.

The poor are only they who feel poor.Emerson.

The poor is hated even of his own neighbour.Bible.

The poor man’s budget is full of schemes.Proverb.

The poor wren, / The most diminutive of birds, will fight, / Her young ones in her nest, against the owl.Macbeth, iv. 2.

The poor ye have always with you, but me ye have not always.Jesus.

The poorer life or the rich one are but the larger or smaller (very little smaller) letters in which we write the apophthegms and golden sayings of life.Carlyle.

The poorest day that passes over us is the conflux of two eternities; it is made-up of currents that issue from the remotest part, and flow onwards into the remotest future.Carlyle.

The poorest human soul is infinite in wishes, and the infinite universe was not made for one, but for all.Carlyle.

The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the crown. It may be frail, the wind may blow through it, the storm may enter, the rain may enter, but the king of England cannot enter! all his force dares not cross the threshold of that ruined tenement.Chatham.

The popular ear weighs what you are, not what you were.Quarles.

The popular man stands on our own level, or a hairsbreadth higher; and shows us a truth we can see without shifting our present intellectual position. The original man stands above us, and wishes to wrench us from our old fixtures, and elevate us to a higher and clearer level.Carlyle.

The population of the world is a conditional population; not the best, but the best that could live now.Emerson.

The post of honour is the post of difficulty, the post of danger,—of death, if difficulty be not overcome.Carlyle.

The power of every great people, as of every living tree, depends on its not effacing, but confirming and concluding the labours of its ancestors.Ruskin.

The power of faith will often shine forth the most when the character is naturally weak.Hare.

The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence and merit. (?)

The power of observing life is rare, that of drawing lessons from it rarer, and that of condensing the lesson in a pointed sentence is rarest of all.John Morley.

The power, whether of painter or poet, to describe rightly what he calls an ideal thing depends upon its being to him not an ideal but a real thing. No man ever did or ever will work well, but either from actual sight or sight of faith.Ruskin.

The practice of faith and obedience to some of our fellow-creatures is the alphabet by which we learn the higher obedience to heaven; and it is not only needful to the prosperity of all noble united action, but essential to the happiness of all noble living spirits.Ruskin.

The practice of submission to the authority of one whom one recognises as greater than one’s self outweighs the chance of occasional mistake.Froude.

The praise that comes of love does not make us vain, but humble rather.J. M. Barrie.

The praying soul is a gainer by waiting for an answer.Gurnall.

The precepts of philosophy effect not the least benefit to one confirmed in fear.Hitopadesa.

The preparations of the heart in man and the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.Bible.

The presence of the Eternal is a presence that articulates and imparts itself in time.James Wood.

The presence of the wretched is a burden to the happy; and alas! the happy still more so to the wretched.Goethe.

The present holds in it both the whole past and the whole future.Carlyle.

The present is the only reality and the only certainty.Schopenhauer.

The present moment is a potent divinity.Goethe.

The present moment is our ain, / The neist we never saw.Burns.

The present time is not priest-ridden, but press-ridden.Longfellow.

The present time, youngest born of eternity, child and heir of all the past times with their good and evil, and parent of all the future, is ever a new era to the thinking man.Carlyle.

The press beginneth to be an oppression of the land.Fuller.

The press is a mill which grinds all that is put into its hopper.Bryant.

The press is the foe of rhetoric, but the friend of reason.Colton.

The price of wisdom is above rubies.Bible.

The priest loves his flock, but the lambs more than the wethers.German Proverb.

The primal condition of virtue is that it shall not know of, or believe in, any blessed islands till it find them, it may be, in due time.Ruskin.

The primal duties shine aloft, like stars; / The charities that soothe, and heal, and bless, / Are scattered at the feet of man, like flowers.Wordsworth.

The primary vocation of man is a life of activity.Goethe.

The prince as actual ruler is always limited (beschränkt) by public opinion; but what is there to limit public opinion if it holds sovereign sway?Stahl.

The principal part of faith is patience.George Macdonald.

The principal point of greatness in any state is to have a race of military men.Bacon.

The prisoner is troubled that he cannot go whither he would, and he that is at large is troubled that he does not know whither to go.L’Estrange.

The prisoner’s allowance is bread and water, but I had only the latter.Jean Paul, in his days of poverty.

The privilege of the country is to be alone, when we like.Marmontel.

The problem of life is to make the ideal real, and convert the divine at the summit of the mountain into the human at its base.C. H. Parkhurst.

The problem of philosophy is, for all that exists conditionally, to find a ground unconditioned and absolute.Plato.

The prodigal robs his heir, the miser robs himself.La Bruyère.

The production of something, where nothing was before, is an act of greater energy than the expansion or decoration of the thing produced.Johnson.

The profession of riches without their possession leads to the worst form of poverty.Spurgeon.

The promise given was a necessity of the past; the word broken is a necessity of the present.Machiavelli.

The Promised Land is the land where one is not.Amiel.

The promises of God are yea and amen.Hammond.

The promises of this world are, for the most part, vain phantoms; and to confide in one’s self, and become something of worth and value, is the best and safest course.Michael Angelo.

The promissory lies of great men are known by shouldering, hugging, squeezing, smiling, and bowing.Arbuthnot.

The proper confidant of a girl is her father. What she is not inclined to tell her father should be told to no one, and, in nine cases out of ten, not thought of by herself.Ruskin.

The proper Epic of this world is no longer “Arms and the man,” much less “Shirt frills and the man;” no, it is now “Tools and the man;” that, henceforth to all time is now our Epic.Carlyle.

The proper power of faith is to trust without evidence, not with evidence.Ruskin.

The proper reward of the good workman is to be “chosen.”Ruskin.

The proper study of mankind is man.Pope.

The proper task of literature lies in the domain of belief.Carlyle.

The property of a man consists in (a) good things, (b) goods which he has honestly got, and (c) goods he can skilfully use.Ruskin.

The prophet is the revealer of what we are to do; the poet, of what we are to love. The former too has an eye on what we are to love; how else shall he know what we are to do?Carlyle.

The prosperity of our neighbours in the end is our own, and the poverty of our neighbours becomes also in the end our own.Ruskin.

The protection of God cannot without sacrilege be invoked but in behalf of justice and right.Kossuth.

The proud man often is the mean.Tennyson.

The proudest boast of the most aspiring philosopher is no more than that he provides his little playfellows the greatest pastime with the greatest innocence.Goldsmith.

The proverb says of the Genoese, that they have a sea without fish, lands without trees, and men without faith.Addison.

The proverbs of a nation furnish the index to its spirit and the results of its civilisation.J. G. Holland.

The providence of God has established such an order in the world, that of all which belongs to us, the least valuable parts can alone fall under the will of others.Bolingbroke.

The prudence of the best of hearts is often defeated by the tenderness of the best of hearts.Fielding.

The prudent man may direct a state, but it is the enthusiast who regenerates or ruins it.Bulwer Lytton.

The prudent part is to propose remedies for the present evils, and provisions against future events. (?)

The public have neither shame nor gratitude.Hazlitt.

The public highways ought not to be occupied by people demonstrating that motion is impossible.Carlyle.

The public is a personality that knows everything and can do nothing. (?)

The public is the majority of a society.Johnson.

The public sense is in advance of private practice.Chapin.

The public? The public is just a great baby.Dr. Chalmers.

The pulpit only “teaches” to be honest; the market-place “trains” to over-reaching and fraud; and teaching has not a tithe of the efficiency of training.Horace Mann.

The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is good for nothing.Voltaire.

The punishment which the wise suffer, who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men.Emerson.

The pure in heart shall see God.Jesus.

The purer the golden vessel the more readily is it bent; the higher worth of women is sooner lost than that of men.Jean Paul.

The purest treasure mortal times afford / Is spotless reputation; that away, / Men are but gilded loam or painted clay.Richard II., i. 1.

The purse is the master-organ, soul’s seat, and true pineal gland of the body social.Carlyle.

The pyramids, doting with age, have forgotten the names of their founders.Fuller.

The quality of mercy is not strain’d; / It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven / Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest; / It blesseth him that gives and him that takes. / ’Tis mightiest in the mightiest; it becomes / The throned monarch better than his crown.Mer. of Ven., iv. 1.

The quantity of books in a library is often a cloud of witnesses of the ignorance of the owner.Oxenstiern.

The quantity of sorrow a man has, does it not mean withal the quantity of sympathy he has, the quantity of faculty and victory he shall have? Our sorrow is the inverted image of our nobleness.Carlyle.

The quarrel toucheth none but us alone, / Betwixt ourselves let us decide it then.1 Henry VI., iv. 1.

The question is not at what door of fortune’s palace shall we enter in, but what doors does she open to us?Burns.

The question is not who is the most learned, but who is the best.Montaigne.

The question is this: Is man an ape or angel? I, my lord, I am on the side of the angels.Disraeli at a Church Conference in Oxford, Bp. Wilberforce in the chair.

The question of education is for the modern world a question of life or death, a question on which depends the future.Renan.

The question of questions (for men and nations) is—not how far they are from heaven, but whether they are going to it. (So in art) it is not the wisdom or the barbarism that you have to estimate, not the skill or the rudeness, but the tendency.Ruskin.

The question of the purpose of things is completely unscientific.Goethe.

The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong.Bible.

The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other.Scott.

The rainbow in the morning / Is the shepherd’s warning; / The rainbow at night / Is the shepherd’s delight.Proverb.

The rank is but the guinea’s stamp, / The man’s the gowd for a’ that.Burns.

The ransom of a man’s life are his riches.Bible.

The ray of light passes invisible through space, and only when it falls on an object is it seen.Emerson.

The readiness is all.Hamlet, v. 2.

The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself.Ward Beecher.

The real men of genius were resolute workers, not idle dreamers.G. H. Lewes.

The real Nimrod of this era, who alone does any good to the era, is the rat-catcher.Carlyle.

The real object of education is to give children resources that will endure as long as life endures; habits that time will ameliorate, not destroy; occupation that will render sickness tolerable, solitude pleasant, age venerable, life more dignified and useful, and death less terrible.Sydney Smith.

The real object of the drama is the exhibition of human character.Macaulay.

The real science of political economy is that which teaches nations to desire and labour for the things that lead to life; and which teaches them to scorn and destroy the things that lead to destruction.Ruskin.

The really strong may bend, and be as strong as ever; it is the unsound that has only the seeming of strength, which breaks at last when it resists too long.Lover.

The reason that there is such a general outcry against flatterers is, that there are so very few good ones.Steele.

The reason why borrowed books are so seldom returned to their owners is, that it is much easier to retain the books than what is in them.Montaigne.

The reason why so few marriages are happy is because young ladies spend their time in making nets, not in making cages.Swift.

The reason why the character of woman is so often misunderstood, is that it is the beautiful nature of woman to veil her soul as her charms.E. Schlegel.

The reason why we sometimes see that men of the greatest capacities are not rich, is either because they despise wealth in comparison of something else, or, at least, are not content to be getting an estate, unless they may do it in their own way, and at the same time enjoy all the pleasures and gratifications of life.Eustace Budgell.

The recording angel, consider it well, is no fable, but the truest of truths; the paper tablets thou canst burn; of the “iron leaf” there is no burning.Carlyle.

The regeneration of society is the regeneration of the individual by education.Laboulaye.

The regions of eternal happiness are provided for those women who love their husbands the same in a wilderness as in a city; be he a saint, or be he sinner.Hitopadesa.

The relation of the taught to their teacher, of the loyal subject to his guiding king, is, under one shape or another, the vital element in human society.Carlyle.

The religion of Christ is peace and goodwill, that of Christendom war and ill-will.Landor.

The religion of Jesus, with all its self-denials, virtues, and devotions, is very practicable.Watts.

The religion of one age is the literary entertainment of the next.Emerson.

The religions of the world are the ejaculations of a few imaginative men.Emerson.

The religions we call false were once true. They also were affirmations of the conscience correcting the evil customs of their times.Emerson.

The religious passion is nearly always vividest where the art is weakest; and the technical skill only reaches its deliberate splendour when the ecstasy which gave it birth has passed away for ever.Ruskin.

The reputation of a man is like his shadow gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows.Talleyrand.

The reputation of a woman is as a crystal mirror, shining and bright, but liable to be sullied by every breath that comes near it.Cervantes.

The reputation of virtuous actions past, if not kept up with an access and fresh supply of new ones, is lost and soon forgotten.Denham.

The resentment of a poor man is like the efforts of a harmless insect to sting; it may get him crushed, but cannot defend him.Goldsmith.

The rest is silence.Hamlet, v. 2.

The result (of things) is obvious, but the intention is never clear.Rückert.

The revelation of thought takes man out of servitude into freedom.Emerson.

The reverence of a man’s self is, next religion, the chiefest bridle of all vices.Bacon.

The revolutionary outbreaks of the lower classes are the consequence of the injustice of the higher classes.Goethe.

The reward of one duty is the power to fulfil another.George Eliot.

The rich and poor meet together: the Lord is the maker of them all.Bible.

The rich are always advising the poor; but the poor seldom venture to return the compliment.Helps.

The rich are invited to marry by that fortune which they do not want, and the poor have no inducement but that beauty which they do not feel.Goldsmith.

The rich becoming richer and the poor poorer, is the cry throughout the whole civilised world.Sillar.

The rich devour the poor, the devil the rich, and so both are devoured.Dutch Proverb.

The rich man does not feel his wealth with any vividness.Goethe.

The rich man is seldom in his own halls, because it bores him to be there, and still he returns thither, because he is no better off outside.Schopenhauer.

The rich man’s wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit.Bible.

The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.Bible.

The richest minds need not large libraries.A. B. Alcott.

The riddle of the age has for each a private solution.Emerson.

The ridge once gained, the path so hard of late / Runs easy on, and level with the gate (to virtue).Hesiod.

The right divine of kings to govern wrong.Quoted by Pope.

The right ear, that is fill’d with dust, / Hears little of the false or just.Tennyson.

The right honourable gentleman is indebted to his memory for his jests, and to his imagination for his facts.Sheridan.

The right law of education is that you take the most pains with the best material. Never waste pains on bad ground, but spare no labour on the good, or on what has in it the capacity of good.Ruskin.

The right man in the right place.A. H. Layard in the House of Commons.

The righteous hath hope in his death.Bible.

The righteous man falls oft, / Yet falls but soft; / There may be dirt to mire him, but no stones / To crush his bones.Quarles.

The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them.Bible.

The “rights” of men in any form are not worth discussing; the grand point is the “mights” of men—what portion of their “rights” they have a chance of getting sorted out and realised in this confused world.Carlyle.

The riotous tumult of a laugh is the mob-law of the features, and propriety the magistrate who reads the Riot Act.Holmes.

The risings and sinkings of human affairs are like those of a ball which is thrown by the hand.Hitopadesa.

The river has its cataract, / And yet the waters down below / Soon gather from the foam, compact, / And, just like those above it, flow.Dr. Walter Smith.

The river remains troubled that has not gone through a lake; the heart is impure that has not gone through a sorrow.Rückert.

The road’s afore you, the sky’s aboon you.Proverb.

The road to resolution lies by doubt.Quarles.

The road to ruin is always kept in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it.Proverb.

The road which runs without a bend / Is that which hath a proper end.Goethe.

The robb’d that smiles, steals something from the thief.Othello, i. 3.

The romantic is the instinctive delight in, and admiration for, sublimity, beauty, and virtue, unusually manifested.Ruskin.

The root of almost every schism and heresy from which the Christian Church has suffered has been the effort of men to earn, rather than to receive, their salvation; and the reason that preaching is so commonly ineffectual is, that it calls on men oftener to work for God than to behold God working for them.Ruskin.

The root of sanctity is sanity. A man must be healthy before he can be holy. We bathe first, and then perfume.Mme. Swetchine.

The rough material of fine writing is certainly the gift of genius; but I as firmly believe that the workmanship is the united effort of pains, attention, and repeated trial.Burns.

The rough seas that spare not any man.Pericles, ii. 1.