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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Nixon Waterman. (1859– ?)
 
 
1
    No man can feel himself alone
  The while he bravely stands
  Between the best friends ever known
His two good, honest hands.
          Interludes.
2
    Though life is made up of mere bubbles,
  ’T is better than many aver,
For while we’ve a whole lot of troubles,
  The most of them never occur. 1 
          Shreds and Patches.
3
    A rose to the living is more
Than sumptuous wreaths to the dead.
          A Rose to the Living.
 
Note 1.
See Disraeli, page 628, Lowell, page 741, and Foss, page 839. [back]
 

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