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


The planets in their station listening stood.
Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book VII.

Have ye not listen’d while he bound the suns
And planets to their spheres?
Thomson.—Memory of Newton, Line 17.

In listening mood she seem’d to stand,
The guardian Naiad of the strand.
Scott.—Lady of the Lake, Canto I. Stanza 17.