|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|Frederick Locker-Lampson. (18211895)|
| And this was your Cradle? Why, surely, my Jenny,|
Such cozy dimensions go clearly to show
You were an exceedingly small pickaninny,
Some nineteen or twenty short summers ago.
| The old Cradle.|
| Vanitas vanitatum has rung in the ears|
Of gentle and simple for thousands of years;
The wail still is heard, yet its notes never scare
Either simple or gentle from Vanity Fair.
| Vanity Fair.|
| What an armwhat a waist|
For an arm!
| To My Grandmother.|
| The world s as ugly, ay, as Sin,|
And almost as delightful.
| The Jesters Plea.|