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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Dante Gabriel Rossetti. (1828–1882) (continued)
 
7601
    Was it a friend or foe that spread these lies?
Nay, who but infants question in such wise,
’T was one of my most intimate enemies.
          Fragment.
7602
              If the light is
It is because God said ‘Let there be light.’
          At Sunrise.
7603
    Thou fill’st from the wingèd chalice of the soul
Thy lamp, O Memory, fire-wingèd to its goal.
          Mnemosyne.
 
William Allingham. (1824–1889)
 
7604
              Winds and waters keep
A hush more dead than any sleep.
          Ruined Chapel.
7605
    Now Autumn’s fire burns slowly along the woods
And day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.
          Autumnal Sonnet.
7606
    Autumn’s the mellow time.
          The Winter Pear.
7607
    Oh, bring again my heart’s content,
  Thou Spirit of the Summer-time!
          Song.
7608
    Scarcely a tear to shed;
  Hardly a word to say;
The end of a Summer’s day;
  Sweet Love is dead.
          An Evening.
7609
    Tantarrara! the joyous Book of Spring
  Lies open, writ in blossoms.
          Daffodil.
7610
    Mary kept the belt of love, and oh, but she was gay!
She danced a jig, she sung a song that took my heart away.
          Lovely Mary Donnelly.
7611
    “O mother, mother, mak’ my bed
  To lay me down in sorrow.
My love has died for me to-day,
  I ’ll die for him to-morrow.”
          Barbara Allen’s Cruelty from “Ballad Book.”
 

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