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


But spite of all the criticising elves,
Those who would make us feel, must feel themselves.
Churchill.—The Rosciad, Line 961.

The well-sung woes will soothe my pensive ghost;
He best can paint them who shall feel them most.
Pope.—Eloisa to Abelard, Line 365.

He whom I feel, but want the power to paint.
Juvenal.—Sat. vii. Line 56.