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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Page 842
 
 
A. E. Housman. (1859–1936)
 
8140
    Now, of my three score years and ten,
Twenty will not come again,
And take from seventy years a score,
It only leaves me fifty more.
          Loveliest of Trees.
8141
    When I was one-and-twenty
  I heard a wise man say:
“Give crowns and pounds and guineas
  But not your heart away.”
          A Shropshire Lad.
8142
    To-day, the road all runners come,
Shoulder-high, we bring you home,
And set you at your threshold down,
Townsman of a stiller town.
          To an Athlete dying young.
 
William Roscoe Thayer. (1859– ?)
 
8143
    You shall not change, but a nobler race of men
  Shall walk beneath the stars and wander by the shore;
I can not guess their glory, but I think the sky and sea
  Will bring to them more gladness than they brought to us of yore.
          Man in Nature.
 
Nixon Waterman. (1859– ?)
 
8144
    No man can feel himself alone
  The while he bravely stands
  Between the best friends ever known
His two good, honest hands.
          Interludes.
 

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