John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) James Russell Lowell. (18191891) 7299
Hes true to God whos true to man.
The present Crisis. 7300
Then to side with Truth is noble when we share her wretched crust, Ere her cause bring fame and profit, and t is prosperous to be just; Then it is the brave man chooses, while the coward stands aside, Doubting in his abject spirit, till his Lord is crucified.
The present Crisis. 7301
The birch, most shy and ladylike of trees.
An Indian-Summer Reverie. 7302
The traitor to Humanity is the traitor most accurst.
Interview with Miles Standish. 7303
Before man made us citizens, great Nature made us men.
On the Capture of Fugitive Slaves near Washington. 7304
Dear common flower, that growst beside the way, Fringing the dusty road with harmless gold.
To the Dandelion. 7305
This child is not mine as the first was; I can not sing it to rest; I can not lift it up fatherly, And bless it upon my breast. Yet it lies in my little ones cradle, And sits in my little ones chair, And the light of the heaven shes gone to Transfigures its golden hair.
The Changeling. 7306
The thing we long for, that we are For one transcendent moment.
She doeth little kindnesses Which most leave undone, or despise.
My Love. iv. 7308
Not only around our infancy Doth heaven with all its splendors lie;