Threadbare his songs seem now, to lettered ken: They were worn threadbare next the hearts of men.
His lockèd, lettered, braw brass collarShowed him the gentleman an' scholar.Robert Burns
Give lettered pomp to teeth of Time,So "Bonnie Doon" but tarry;Blot out the epic’s stately rhyme,But spare his "Highland Mary!"john greenleaf whittier
They were down on Kentron-Kosmon, an insignificant world. And yet, in the middle of Space-Port there (a cow pasture rather; it wasn't much of a spaceport) there was a nice plaque of electrum and on it was lettered: This is the Exact Center of the Universe .r. a. lafferty
Give lettered pomp to teeth of Time, So "Bonnie Doon" but tarry: Blot out the epic's stately rhyme, But spare his Highland Mary!john greenleaf whittier
His locked, lettered, braw brass collar, Shewed him the gentleman and scholar.Robert Burns