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


Leaving the wits the spacious air,
With licence to build castles there.
Swift.—Vanbrugh’s House.

[And see the same idea in his “Duke of Grafton’s Answer to Dean Smedley’s Petition;” Broome.—Poverty and Poetry; Churchill.—Night, Epi. to Robert Lloyd; Shenstone.—On Taste, Part II.; and Lloyd, Epi. to Colman.]