John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
Sarah Chauncey (Susan Coolidge) Woolsey. (18451905) 8000
The Autumn seems to cry for thee, Best lover of the Autumn-days!
The tasks are done and the tears are shed. Yesterdays errors let yesterday cover; Yesterdays wounds, which smarted and bled, Are healed with the healing that night has shed.
New every Morning. 8002
These are weighty secrets, and we must whisper them.
Men die but sorrow never dies.
The cradle Tomb in Westminster Abbey.
Eugene Lee Hamilton. (18451907) 8004
The hollow sea-shell, which for years hath stood On dusty shelves, when held against the ear Proclaims its stormy parent, and we hear The faint, far murmur of the breaking flood. We hear the sea. 1 The Sea? It is the blood In our own veins, impetuous and near.
Sonnet. Sea-shell Murmurs.
John Banister Tabb. (18451909) 8005
Why should I stay? Nor seed nor fruit have I, But, sprung at once to beautys perfect round, Nor loss nor gain nor change in me is found, A life-complete in death-complete to die.
Note 1. See Dante Gabriel Rossetti, page 769, and Charles Henry Webb. page 793. [ back]