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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:8353
AUTHOR:Miscellaneous
QUOTATION:For every wave with dimpled face
  That leap’d upon the air,
Had caught a star in its embrace
  And held it trembling there.
ATTRIBUTION:Amelia B. Welby (1821–1852): Musings. Stanza 4.
 

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