As Martial wrote:
Ancillam tibi sors dedit lucernae,
Totas quae vigil exigit tenebras.
Shall I see one tonight, I wonder?
I have seen wonderful vespertilliones at the appropriate hours.
- St. John Paul II
- Marbury v. Madison, 5 U.S. 137, 176
- Thomas Jefferson to Henry Lee, 1824. ME 16:73
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
- Edmund Burke