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


The mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.
Isaiah, Chap. lv. Ver. 12.

For joy, even the unshorn mountains raise their voices to the stars: now the very rocks, the very groves, resound these notes.
Buckley’s Virgil, Ecl. V. Page 15.

And wave your tops, ye pines,
With every plant, in sign of worship wave!
Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book V.