John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
Thomas Hardy. (18401928)
When false things are brought low, And swift things have grown slow, Feigning like froth shall go, Faith be for aye.
Between us now. 2
Whence comes solace? Not from seeing, What is doing, suffering, being; Not from noting Lifes conditions, Not from heeding Times monitions; But in cleaving to the Dream And in gazing at the Gleam Whereby gray things golden seem.
On a fine Morning. 3
Why doth IT so and so, and ever so, This viewless, voiceless Turner of the Wheel?
The Dynasts. Fore Scene. Spirit of the Pities. 4
A local thing called Christianity.
The Dynasts. Spirit of the Years. Sc. 6. 5
Aggressive Fancy working spells Upon a mind oerwrought.
The Dynasts. Act i. Sc. 6. Napoleon. 6
Ere systemed suns were globed and lit The slaughters of the race were writ.
The Dynasts. Act ii. Sc. 5. Semichorus. 7
My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.
The Dynasts. Spirit sinister. 8
A nice unparticular man.
Far from the madding Crowd. 9
A little one-eyed blinking sort of place.
Tess of the DUrbervilles. 10
Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.
The Hand of Ethelberta. 11
A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all.
The Hand of Ethelberta.