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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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William Morris. (1834–1896) (continued)
 
7762
    Wert thou more fickle than the restless sea,
Still should I love thee, knowing thee for such.
          Life and Death of Jason. Book ix.
7763
                        The majesty
That from man’s soul looks through his eager eyes.
          Life and Death of Jason. Book xiii.
7764
    Now such an one for daughter Creon had
As maketh wise men fools and young men mad.
          Life and Death of Jason. Book xvii.
7765
    O thrush, your song is passing sweet
  But never a song that you have sung,
Is half so sweet as thrushes sang
  When my dear Love and I were young.
          Other Days.
7766
    From out the throng and stress of lies,
From out the painful noise of sighs,
One voice of comfort seems to rise:
“It is the meaner part that dies.”
          Comfort.
 
Joseph Henry Shorthouse. (1834–1903)
 
7767
      The enthusiastic and pleasing illusions of youth.
          John Inglesant.
7768
      All creeds and opinions are nothing but the mere result of chance and temperament.
          John Inglesant.
7769
      Nothing but the infinite Pity is sufficient for the infinite pathos of human life.
          John Inglesant.
 
Phillips Brooks. (1835–1893)
 
7770
    O little town of Bethlehem,
  How still we see thee lie!
Above thy deep and dreamless sleep
  The silent stars go by;


 

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