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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Richard Monckton Milnes Houghton. (1809–1885) (continued)
 
6697
    Oh glory, that we wrestle
  So valiantly with Time!
          The Eld.
6698
    Heaven was not Heaven if Phaon was not there.
          A Dream of Sappho.
6699
    A poet’s Mistress is a hallowed thing.
          Tempe.
6700
    Mohammed’s truth lay in a holy Book,
  Christ’s in a sacred Life.
          Mohammedanism.
6701
    They who have steeped their souls in prayer
Can every anguish calmly bear.
          The Sayings of Rabia. iv.
6702
    Lady Moon, Lady Moon, where are you roving?
      Over the sea.
Lady Moon, Lady Moon, whom are you loving?
      All that love me!
          A Child’s Song.
 
Alfred Tennyson Tennyson. (1809–1892)
 
6703
    This laurel greener from the brows
Of him that uttered nothing base.
          To the Queen.
6704
    And statesmen at her council met
  Who knew the seasons, when to take
  Occasion by the hand, and make
The bounds of freedom wider yet.
          To the Queen.
6705
    Broad based upon her people’s will,
And compassed by the inviolate sea.
          To the Queen.
6706
    For it was in the golden prime
  Of good Haroun Alraschid.
          Recollections of the Arabian Nights.
6707
    Dowered with the hate of hate, the scorn of scorn,
The love of love.
          The Poet.
 

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