Careful Words

source (n.)

source (v.)

source (adj.)

Thou source of all my bliss and all my woe,

That found'st me poor at first, and keep'st me so.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774): The Deserted Village. Line 413.

Hail wedded love, mysterious law, true source

Of human offspring.

John Milton (1608-1674): Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 750.

Or ope the sacred source of sympathetic tears.

Thomas Gray (1716-1771): The Progress of Poesy. III. 1, Line 12.