John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) Sir Edwin Arnold. (18321904) 7710
What good I see humbly I seek to do And live obedient to the law, in trust That what will come and must come will come well.
The Light of Asia. 7711
We are the voices of the wandering wind, Which moan for rest and rest can never find; Lo! as the wind is, so is mortal life, A moan, a sigh, a sob, a storm, a strife.
The Devas Song.
Elizabeth Akers Allen. (18321911) 7712
Backward, turn backward, O Time, in your flight! Make me a child again, just for to-night!
Rock me to sleep. 7713
Backward, flow backward, O tide of the years! I am so weary of toil and of tears, Toil without recompense, tears all in vain! Take them, and give me my childhood again!
Rock me to sleep. 7714
Behold, we live through all things,famine, thirst, Bereavement, pain; all grief and misery, All woe and sorrow; life inflicts its worst On soul and body,but we can not die, Though we be sick and tired and faint and worn, Lo, all things can be borne!
Adam Lindsay (Lionel Gordon) Gordon. (18331870) 7715
Life is mostly froth and bubble; Two things stand like stone: Kindness in anothers trouble, Courage in our own.
Ye weary Wayfarer. Finis Exoptatus.