|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|Herbert Spencer. (18201903) (continued)|
| The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.|
| State Tamperings with Money Banks.|
| If a single cell, under appropriate conditions, becomes a man in the space of a few years, there can surely be no difficulty in understanding how, under appropriate conditions, a cell may, in the course of untold millions of years, give origin to the human race. 1 |
| Principles of Biology.|
|Donald Grant Mitchell. (18291908)|
| Coquetry whets the appetite; flirtation depraves it. Coquetry is the thorn that guards the roseeasily trimmed off when once plucked. Flirtation is like the slime on water-plants, making them hard to handle, and when caught, only to be cherished in slimy waters.|
| Reveries of a Bachelor.|
|Silas Weir Mitchell. (18291914)|
| Up anchor! Up anchor!|
Set sail and away!
The ventures of dreamland
Are thine for a day.
| Death s but one more to-morrow.|
| Of one who seemed to have failed.|
| When youth as lord of my unchallenged fate, 2 |
And time seemed but the vassal of my will,
I entertained certain guests of state
The great of older days.
| On a Boys first Reading of King Henry V.|
As nine months go to the shaping an infant ripe for his birth,
So many a million of ages have gone to the making of man. [back]
See Henley, page 829. [back]