|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|James Ryder Randall. (18391908) (continued)|
| Gentlest and bravest in the battle-brunt|
The Champion of the Truth
He bore his banner to the very front
Of our immortal youth.
| John Pelham.|
|James Proctor Knott. (18391911)|
| Duluth! The word fell upon my ear with a peculiar and indescribable charm, like the gentle murmur of a low fountain stealing forth in the midst of roses, or the soft sweet accent of an angels whisper in the bright, joyous dream of sleeping innocence. T was the name for which my soul had panted for years, as the hart panteth for the water-brooks.|
| Speech on the St. Croix and Bayfield Railroad Bill, Jan. 27, 1871.|
|John Addington Symonds. (18401893)|
| No seed shall perish which the soul hath sown.|
| Sonnet. Versöhnung. A Belief.|
| Gods fade; but God abides and in mans heart|
Speaks with the clear unconquerable cry
Of energies and hopes that can not die.
| Sonnet. On the Sacro Monte.|
| She smiled, and the shadows departed;|
She shone, and the snows were rain;
And he who was frozen-hearted
Bloomed up into love again.
|Sir Edmund William Gosse. (18491928)|
| The wizard silence of the hours of dew.|
| The white Throat.|
| Canst thou not wait for Love one flying hour|
O heart of little faith?
| Sonnet. Dejection and Delay.|