In the slaughterhouse of love, they kill only the best, none of the weak or deformed. Don't run away from this dying. Whoever's not killed for love is dead meat.
Michael Field 是Katharine Bradley和Edith Cooper共同使用的筆名。他們的輓歌 致克里斯蒂娜·羅塞蒂（To Christina Rossetti）（1896）寫於12020年12020年去世後。
Lady, we would behold thee moving bright
As Beatrice or Matilda mid the trees,
Alas! thy moan was as a moa...
在奧里亞·山夢者（Oriah Mountain Dreamer）的詩《邀請》中，第六段是：
It doesn't interest me if the story you are telling me is true. I want to know if you can disappoint another to be true to yourself. If you can bear the accusation of betrayal and not betray your own soul. If...
從序言（ 關於霍比特人 ）到J. R. R. Tolkien的指環王（1954年）：
Nonetheless, ease and peace had left this people still curiously tough.
They were, if it came to it, difficult to daunt or to kill; and they were, perhaps, so unwearyingly fond of good things not least because they ...
J。R. R. Tolkien撰寫的《指環王》 的第1卷第2章：
Don't tempt me! For I don't wish to become like the Dark Lord himself. Yet the way of the Ring to my heart is by pity, pity for weakness and the desire of strength to do good. Don't tempt me! I dare not take it, not even to keep it safe...
What do you do on the farm?
I do do carting things all the year, and in seed time I shoots the rooks and sparrows, and helps at pig-killing, sir.
How much to you?
Please nine and ninepence and...
我今天正在閱讀威廉·考珀（William Cowper）的《任務》（The Task）的第三卷。第252-260行：
Such was thy wisdom, Newton, childlike sage,
Sagacious reader of the works of God,
And in his word sagacious. Such too thine,
Milton, whose genius had angelic wings,
The Phantom Tollbooth中許多令人難忘的文字遊戲之一是當英雄們遇到Dischord博士及其助手可怕的DYNNE時。
You mean you've never met the awful DYNNE before? said Dr. Dischord in a surprised tone. Why, I thought everyone had. When you're playing in your room and making a gr...