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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton. (1803–1873) (continued)
 
Bend on me then thy tender eyes,
  As stars look on the sea.
          When Stars are in the quiet Skies.
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    Buy my flowers,—oh buy, I pray!
  The blind girl comes from afar.
          Buy my Flowers.
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      There are times when the mirth of others only saddens us, especially the mirth of children with high spirits, that jar on our own quiet mood.
          Kenelm Chillingly.
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      The man who smokes, thinks like a sage and acts like a Samaritan.
          Night and Morning. Chap. vi.
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      Happy is the man who hath never known what it is to taste of fame—to have it is a purgatory, to want it is a hell.
          Last of the Barons. Book v. Chap. i.
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      A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.
          The Disowned. Chap. xxxiii.
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      The easiest person to deceive is one’s own self.
          The Disowned. Chap. xlii.
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      The magic of the tongue is the most dangerous of all spells.
          Eugene Aram. Book i. Chap. vii.
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      Fate laughs at probabilities.
          Eugene Aram. Book i. Chap. x.
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      In science, read, by preference the newest works; in literature, the oldest. The classics are always modern.
          Caxtoniana: Hints on Mental Culture.
 
Edwin Ransford. (1805–1876)
 
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    In the days when we went gypsying
  A long time ago;
The lads and lassies in their best
  Were drest from top to toe.
          In the Days when we went Gypsying.
 

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