|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|Edward Robert, Earl of Lytton (Owen Meredith) Bulwer-Lytton. (18311891) (continued)|
| The ages roll|
Forward; and forward with them draw my soul
Into Times infinite sea.
And to be glad or sad I care no more;
But to have done and to have been before
I cease to do and be!
| The Wanderer. Book iv. Stanza 9.|
| Genius does what it must, talent does what it can.|
| Last Words.|
|Nora Perry. (18321896)|
| Tying her bonnet under her chin,|
She tied her raven ringlets in;
But not alone in the silken snare
Did she catch her lovely floating hair,
For, tying her bonnet under her chin,
She tied a young mans heart within.
| The Love-knot.|
| Who knows the thoughts of a child?|
| Who Knows?|
| They sat and combed their beautiful hair,|
Their long, bright tresses, one by one,
As they laughed and talked in the chamber there,
After the revel was done.
| After the Ball.|
|Lewis (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) Carroll. (18321898)|
| You are old, Father William, the young man said,|
And your hair has become very white;
And yet you incessantly stand on your head
Do you think, at your age, it is right?
| Alice in Wonderland. Chap. v.|
| Tut, tut, child, said the Duchess. Everythings got a moral if only you can find it.|
| Alice in Wonderland. Chap. viii.|