|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|Sam Walter Foss. (18581911)|
| We felt the universe wuz safe, an God wuz on his throne.|
| The volunteer Organist.|
| The sweet mellifluous milking of the cow.|
| The Milking of the Cow.|
| He had a startling genius, but somehow it did nt emerge;|
Always on the evolution of things that would nt evolve;
Always verging toward some climax, but he never reached the verge;
Always nearing the solution of some theme he could not solve.
| The Inventor.|
| There are purple grapes in the Land of Git-Thare.|
| The Land of Git-Thare.|
| I say the very things that make the greatest Stir|
An the most interestin things, are things that did nt occur. 1
| Things that did nt occur.|
| Strew gladness on the paths of men|
You will not pass this way again.
| I shall not pass this Way again. 2 |
| A hundred thousand men were led|
By one calf near three centuries dead;
They followed still his crooked way
And lost a hundred years a day;
For thus such reverence is lent
To well-established precedent.
| The Calf-Path.|
Disraeli: Henrietta Temple.
What we anticipate seldom occurs. Lowell. Page 741. [back]
A saying of William Penn. [back]