| Quote #4
Truth fails not; but her outward forms that bear
So what is this "truth"? Does it too undergo change, or does it stay the same the way grass continues to exist after the frost has melted off it?
| Quote #5
which royally did wear
Transience often takes the form of a very gradual change that suddenly results in a breaking point. The tower has retained the same basic form over the years, albeit a little worse for wear, but it has been slowly weakening to the point that a loud noise can bring it down.