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What are the wild waves saying,
Sister, the whole day long,
Joseph Hooker (1813-1879): A remark to General Arerill,
Come in the evening, or come in the morning;
Thomas 0. DAVIS (1814-1845): The Welcome
Or in the battle's van,
Sept. 28, 1844, Vol. ii. p. 809.
Julia Pardoe (1816-1862): The Captice Greek Girl.
Lord John Manners (1818->): England's Trust. Part üt.
Why thus longing, thus forever sighing
For the far-off, unattain'd, and dim, While the beautiful all round thee lying Offers up its low, perpetual hymn ?
HARRIET W. SEWALL (1819-1889): Why thru longing!
Sweet Alice, whose hair was so brown;
Thomas Dunn ENGLISH (1819-—): Ben Bolt
The Survival of the Fittest.
HERBERT SPENCER (1820---): Principles of Biology, Vol. ¿.
Chap. zii. (American edition, 1867.)
Who fears to speak of Ninety-eight?
Who blushes at the name?
1843, Vol. ii. p.339,
On Fame's eternal camping-ground
Their silent tents are spread,
THEODORE O'HARA (1820-1867): The Birouac of the
Dead. (August, 1847.)
Hold the fort ! I am coming!
in Allatoona from the top of Kenesaw, Oct. 5, 1864.
For every wave with dimpled face
That leap'd upon the air,
AMELIA B. WELBY (1821-1852); Musings. Stanza 4.
To look up and not down,
Wadsworth Club" (from "Ten Times One is Ten," 1870). Listen! John A. Logan is the Head Centre, the Hub, the King Pin, the Main Spring, Mogul, and Mugwump of the final plot by which partisanship was installed in the Commission. Isaac H. BROMLEY (1833
-): Editorial in the “ New York Tribune," Feb. 16, 1877.
A mugwump is a person educated beyond his intellect
HORACE PORTER (1837- -), - a bon-mot in the Cleveland.
Blaine campaign of 1881.
I never could believe that Providence had sent a few men into the world, ready booted and spurred to ride, and millions ready saddled and bridled to be ridden.
RICHARD RUMBOLD, on the scaffold, 1685. History of Englund
(Macaulay), Chap. v.
The last link is broken
That bound me to thee,
FANNY STEERS: Song.
Old Simon the cellarer keeps a rare store
G. W. BELLAMY: Simon the Cellarer.
Babylon in all its desolation is a sight not so awful as that of the human mind in ruins.
SCROPE DAVIES : Letter to Thomas Raikes, May 25, 1835.
She's all my fancy painted her;
She's lovely, she's divine.
William Mee: Alice Gray.
Stately and tall he moves in the hall,
Kate FRANKLIN : Life at Olympus, Lady's Book, Vol. xxiii. p. 33
When the sun's last rays are fading
THEODORE L. BARKER: Thou wilt think of me again
Thou hast wounded the spirit that loved thee
And cherish'd thine image for years ; Thou hast taught me at last to forget thee, In secret, in silence, and tears.
MRS. (David) PORTER: Thou hast wounded the Spirit. 1 Babylon in ruins is not so melancholy a spectacle (as a distracted person). ADDISON: Spectator. No.421
Rattle his bones over the stones!
Thomas Noel: The Pauper's Ride
In the days when we went gypsying
A long time ago;
Edwin RansFORD : In the Duys when we went Gypsying
Speak gently! 't is a little thing
Dropp'd in the heart's deep well;
G. W. LANGFORD: Speak gently,
Hope tells a flattering tale,'
Delusive, vain, and hollow.
Lest disappointment follow.
Nose, nose, nose, nose !
gave thee that jolly red nose ? Sinament and Ginger, Nutmegs and Cloves, And that gave me my jolly red nose.
RAVENSCROFT: Deuteromeln, Song No.7.2 (1609.) The mother said to her daughter, “Daughter, bid thy daughter tell her daughter that her daughter's daughter hath a daughter."
GEORGE HAKEWILL : Apologie. Book iii. Chap. v. Sect. 9.8
1 Hope told a flattering tale,
That Joy would soon return;
ANONYMOUS (air by Giovanni Paisiello, 1741-
320. 2 BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER : The Knight of the Burning Pestle, act i $C. 3.
8 Hakewill translated this from the “Theatrum Vitæ Humanæ," vol. iji
Betwixt the stirrup and the ground,
WILLIAM CAMDEN: Remains
PLAY FORD : Musical Companion. (1687.)
VAXBRUGU: The Provoked Husband, Ad i. Sc. i.
Thomas AdY : A Candle in the Dark, p. 58. (London, 1656.)
WILLIAM HARRISOx : Description of Britain (prefixed to
Holinshed's “ Chronicle," 1577).
Richard GRAFTON: Chronicles of England. (1590.)
The Return from Parnassus. (London, 1606.)
Common in the New England States
1 Altered by Johnson (1783), –
Between the stirrup and the ground,