|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Frances Anne Kemble |
|QUOTATION:||A sacred burden is this life ye bear:|
Look on it, lift it, bear it solemnly,
Stand up and walk beneath it steadfastly.
Fail not for sorrow, falter not for sin,
But onward, upward, till the goal ye win.
|ATTRIBUTION:||Lines addressed to the Young Gentleman leaving the Lenox Academy, Mass.|