John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) Robert William Buchanan. (18411901) 7960
A race that binds Its body in chains and calls them Liberty, And calls each fresh link Progress.
Political Mystics. Titan and Avatar. 7961
Their hearts and sentiments were free, their appetites were hearty.
City of the Saints. 7962
All that is beautiful shall abide, All that is base shall die.
Balder the Beautiful.
Joaquin (Cincinnatus Hiner) Miller. (1839?1913) 7963
I saw the lightnings gleaming rod Reach forth and write upon the sky The awful autograph of God.
The Ship in the Desert. 7964
The very clouds have wept and died And only God is in the sky.
The Ship in the Desert.
Sidney Lanier. (18421881) 7965
Virginal shy lights, Wrought of the leaves to allure to the whisper of vows, When lovers pace timidly down through the green colonnades Of the dim sweet woods, of the dear dark woods, Of the heavenly woods and glades, That run to the radiant marginal sand-beach within The wide sea-marshes of Glynn.
The Marshes of Glynn. 7966
The sun is a-wait at the ponderous gate of the West.
The Marshes of Glynn. 7967
Ye marshes, how candid and simple and nothing-withholding and free Ye publish yourselves to the sky and offer yourselves to the sea!