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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Thomas Moore. (1779–1852) (continued)
 
Like ships that have gone down at sea
When heaven was all tranquillity.
          The Light of the Harem.
5479
    Love on through all ills, and love on till they die.
          The Light of the Harem.
5480
    And oh if there be an Elysium on earth,
It is this, it is this!
          The Light of the Harem.
5481
    Humility, that low, sweet root
From which all heavenly virtues shoot.
          The Loves of the Angels. The Third Angel’s Story.
 
Lord Denman. (1779–1854)
 
5482
    A delusion, a mockery, and a snare.
          O’ Connell v. The Queen, 11 Clark and Finnelly Reports.
5483
    The mere repetition of the Cantilena of lawyers cannot make it law, unless it can be traced to some competent authority; and if it be irreconcilable, to some clear legal principle.
          O’ Connell v. The Queen, 11 Clark and Finnelly Reports.
 
Clement Clarke Moore. (1779–1863)
 
5484
    ’T was the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring,—not even a mouse;
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.
          A Visit from St. Nicholas.
 
Henry Peter, Lord Brougham. (1778–1868)
 
5485
    Let the soldier be abroad if he will, he can do nothing in this age. There is another personage,—a personage less imposing in the eyes of some, perhaps insignificant. The schoolmaster is abroad, and I trust to him, armed with his primer, against the soldier in full military array.
          Speech, Jan. 29, 1828.
 

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