John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
Henry van Dyke. (18521933) 8077
Men have dulled their eyes with sin, And dimmed the light of heaven with doubt, And built their temple-walls to shut thee in, And framed their iron creeds to shut thee out.
God of the open Air. 8078
Often faltering feet Come surest to the goal.
The blessing of earth is toil.
The Toiling of Felix. 8080
He that planteth a tree is the servant of God, He provideth a kindness for many generations, And faces that he hath not seen shall bless him.
The friendly Trees.
Henry Cuyler Bunner. (18551896) 8081
Love must kiss that mortals eyes Who hopes to see fair Arcady. No gold can buy you entrance there; But beggared Love may go all bare No wisdom won with weariness; But Love goes in with Follys dress No fame that wit could ever win; But only Love may lead Love in.
The Way to Arcady. 1 8082
Ah woe is me, through all my days Wisdom and wealth I both have got, And fame and name and great mens praise; But Love, ah! Love I have it not.
The Way to Arcady.
Note 1. See Louise Chandler Moulton: The Secret of Arcady. Page 795. [ back]