|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||J. Augustus Wade (18001875)|
|QUOTATION:||T were vain to tell thee all I feel,|
Or say for thee Id die.
Ah, well-a-day, the sweetest melody
Could never, never say, one half my love for thee.
|ATTRIBUTION:||T were vain to tell.|