The big houses sat in self-congratulatory propinquity on their level green lawnsstout matrons seated elbow to elbow, implacably chaperoning a ball. Brendan Gill
On a residential boulevard of Rochester, NewYork. A New York Life.
Propinquity had brought Imagination to that pitch where it casts out All that is not itself. I had grown wild And wandered murmuring everywhere,'My child, my child.' W(illiam) B(utler) YeatsSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
'A Bronze Head', l.18^21. Collected in Last Poems (1939).
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