„Wouldst thou know what life should be?
Were it mine but to decree
What its path should be for Thee?
Look upon those sister powers,
Chained, but only chained with flowers, —
That bright group of rose-winged Hours“
— Letitia Elizabeth Landon English poet and novelist 1802 - 1838
The London Literary Gazette, 1823, (3rd May 1823) Poetical Catalogue of Paintings - The Hours, by Howard.