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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Thomas Holley Chivers. (1807–1858) (continued)
 
6461
    In the music of the morns
Blown through the Conchimarian horns,
Down the dark vistas of the reboantic Norns,
To the Genius of Eternity
Crying, “Come to me! Come to me!”
          The Poet’s Vacation.
6462
    On the beryl-rimmed rebecs of Ruby
  Brought fresh from the hyaline streams,
She played on the banks of the Yuba
  Such songs as she heard in her dreams.
          Lily Adair.
6463
    As an egg, when broken, never
Can be mended, but must ever
Be the same crushed egg for ever—
So shall this dark heart of mine!
          To Allegra Florence in Heaven.
6464
      As the diamond is the crystalline Revelator of the achromatic white light of Heaven, so is a perfect poem the crystalline revelation of the Divine Idea.
          Preface to Eonchs of Ruby.
 
James Henry Hammond. (1807–1864)
 
6465
      The very mudsills of society…. We call them slaves…. But I will not characterize that class at the North with that term; but you have it. It is there, it is everywhere; it is eternal.
          Speech in the U. S. Senate, March, 1858.
 
Charles Jefferys. (1807–1865)
 
6466
    Come o’er the moonlit sea,
The waves are brightly glowing.
          The Moonlit Sea.
6467
    The morn was fair, the skies were clear,
No breath came o’er the sea.
          The Rose of Allandale.
 

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