• Whoe'er excels in what we prize,
    Appears a hero in our eyes;
    Each girl, when pleased with what is taught,
    Will have the teacher in her thought.
    . . . .
    A blockhead with melodious voice,
    In boarding-schools may have his choice.

    Jonathan Swift, Thomas Roscoe (1843). “The Works of Jonathan Swift ...: Containing Interesting and Valuable Papers, Not Hitherto Published ... With Memoir of the Author”, p.681