Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


Beauty is unripe childhood’s cheat.
Emerson.—Poems: Each and All.

If eyes were made for seeing,
Then beauty is its own excuse for being.
Emerson.—Poems: The Rhodora.

Beauty is the index of a larger fact than wisdom.
Holmes.—The Professor at the Breakfast Table, Chap. II.