"Tell me not of joy: there's none Now my little sparrow's gone He, just as you, Would toy and woo, He would chirp and flatter me, He would hang the wing awhile, Till at length he saw me smile, Lord! how sullen he would be!"
"There comes a pause, for human strength will not endure to dance without cessation and everyone must reach the point at length of absolute prostration."
"The very greatest things - great thoughts, discoveries, inventions - have usually been nurtured in hardship, often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty."
"I longed to arrest all beauty that came before me, and at length the longing has been satisfied."
"So, influenced by these advisors and this hope, I have at length allowed my friends to publish the work, as they had long besought me to do."