|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||John Norris (16571711)|
|QUOTATION:|| How fading are the joys we dote upon!|
Like apparitions seen and gone.
But those which soonest take their flight
Are the most exquisite and strong,
Like angels visits, short and bright; 1
Mortality s too weak to bear them long.