|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (18071882)|
|QUOTATION:||Moons waxed and waned, the lilacs bloomed and died,|
In the broad river ebbed and flowed the tide,
Ships went to sea, and ships came home from sea,
And the slow years sailed by and ceased to be.