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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron. (1788–1824) (continued)
 
5724
    She was his life,
The ocean to the river of his thoughts, 1
Which terminated all.
          The Dream. Stanza 2.
5725
    A change came o’er the spirit of my dream.
          The Dream. Stanza 3.
5726
    And they were canopied by the blue sky,
So cloudless, clear, and purely beautiful
That God alone was to be seen in heaven.
          The Dream. Stanza 4.
5727
    There ’s not a joy the world can give like that it takes away.
          Stanzas for Music.
5728
    I had a dream which was not all a dream.
          Darkness.
5729
    My boat is on the shore,
  And my bark is on the sea;
But before I go, Tom Moore,
  Here ’s a double health to thee!
          To Thomas Moore.
5730
    Here ’s a sigh to those who love me,
  And a smile to those who hate;
And whatever sky ’s above me,
  Here ’s a heart for every fate. 2
          To Thomas Moore.
5731
    Were ’t the last drop in the well,
  As I gasp’d upon the brink,
Ere my fainting spirit fell
  ’T is to thee that I would drink.
          To Thomas Moore.
5732
    So we ’ll go no more a-roving
  So late into the night.
          So we ’ll go.
5733
    Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains;
  They crowned him long ago
On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clouds,
  With a diadem of snow.
          Manfred. Act i. Sc. 1.
 
Note 1.
She floats upon the river of his thoughts.—Henry W. Longfellow: The Spanish Student, act ii. sc. 3. [back]
Note 2.
With a heart for any fate.—Henry W. Longfellow: A Psalm of Life. [back]
 

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