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


’Twas thus, by the cave of the mountain afar,
While his harp rung symphonious, a hermit began:
No more with himself, or with nature at war,
He thought as a sage, though he felt as a man.
Beattie.—The Hermit, Verse 1. Line 5.