John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
Caroline Elizabeth Sarah (Sheridan) Norton. (18081877)
We have been friends together In sunshine and in shade. Since first beneath the chestnut-tree In fancy we played But coldness dwells within thine heart A cloud is on thy brow. We have been friends together, Shall a light word part us now?
We have been Friends. 2
I am listening for the voices Which I heard in days of old.
The lonely Harp. 3
Love not! love not! ye hopeless sons of clay; Hopes gayest wreaths are made of earthly flowers Things that are made to fade and fall away, Ere they have blossomed for a few short hours.
Love not. 4
A soldier of the Legion lay dying in Algiers; There was lack of womans nursing, there was dearth of womans tears.
Bingen on the Rhine. 5
Too innocent for coquetry, too fond for idle scorning Oh friend, I fear the lightest heart makes sometimes heaviest mourning.
Bingen on the Rhine. 6
Every poet hopes that after-times Shall set some value on his votive lay.
To the Duchess of Sutherland. 7
O Twilight! Spirit that dost render birth To dim enchantments; melting heaven with earth, Leaving on craggy hills and running streams A softness like the atmosphere of dreams.
The Winters Walk. 8
For death and life, in ceaseless strife, Beat wild on this worlds shore, And all our calm is in that balm Not lost but gone before.
Not lost but gone before.