|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|Birch Tree (Betula)|
|Rippling through thy branches goes the sunshine,|
Among thy leaves that palpitate forever,
And in thee, a pining nymph had prisoned
The soul, once of some tremulous inland river,
Quivering to tell her woe, but ah! dumb, dumb forever.
LowellThe Birch Tree.