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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Memory
 
Backward, turn backward, O Time, in your flight,
Make me a child again, just for to-night;
Mother, come back from the echoless shore.
        Elizabeth Akers Allen.—Rock Me to Sleep.
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The infinite galleries of the Past await but one brief process and all their pictures will be called out and fixed forever.
        Holmes.—The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, Chap. X.
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Grant but memory to us, and we can lose nothing by death.
        Whittier.—My Summer with Dr. Singleton, Chap. V.
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The old oaken bucket, the iron-bound bucket,
The moss-covered bucket which hung in the well.
        Samuel Woodworth.—The Bucket.
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