John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
Charles Mackay. (18141889)
Cleon hath a million acres,neer a one have I; Cleon dwelleth in a palace,in a cottage I.
Cleon and I. 2
But the sunshine aye shall light the sky, As round and round we run; And the truth shall ever come uppermost, And justice shall be done.
Eternal Justice. Stanza 4. 3
Aid the dawning, tongue and pen; Aid it, hopes of honest men!
Clear the Way. 4
Some love to roam oer the dark seas foam, Where the shrill winds whistle free.
Some love to roam. 5
Theres a good time coming, boys! A good time coming.
The good Time coming. 6
Cannon-balls may aid the truth But thoughts a weapon stronger; Well win our battles by its aid, Wait a little longer.
The good Time coming. 7
The smallest effort is not lost, Each wavelet on the ocean tost Aids in the ebb-tide or the flow; Each rain-drop makes some floweret blow; Each struggle lessens human woe.
The Old and the New. 8
Old Tubal Cain was a man of might In the days when earth was young.
Tubal Cain. 9
The king can drink the best of wine So can I; And has enough when he would dine So have I; And can not order rain or shine Nor can I. Then wheres the differencelet me see Betwixt my lord the king and me?
If happy I and wretched he, Perhaps the king would change with me.