|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Oliver Wendell Holmes (18091894)|
|QUOTATION:||Build thee more stately mansions, O my soul,|
As the swift seasons roll!
Leave thy low-vaulted past!
Let each new temple, nobler than the last,
Shut thee from heaven with a dome more vast,
Till thou at length art free,
Leaving thine outgrown shell by lifes unresting sea!
|ATTRIBUTION:||The chambered Nautilus.|