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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Andrew Marvell. (1621–1678) (continued)
 
2887
    In busy companies of men.
          The Garden. (Translated.)
2888
    Annihilating all that ’s made
To a green thought in a green shade.
          The Garden. (Translated.)
2889
    The world in all doth but two nations bear,—
The good, the bad; and these mixed everywhere.
          The Loyal Scot.
2890
    The inglorious arts of peace.
          Upon Cromwell’s return from Ireland.
2891
    He nothing common did, or mean,
Upon that memorable scene.
          Upon Cromwell’s return from Ireland.
2892
    So much one man can do,
That does both act and know.
          Upon Cromwell’s return from Ireland.
2893
    To make a bank was a great plot of state;
Invent a shovel, and be a magistrate.
          The Character of Holland.
 
Joseph Henshaw. (d. 1678)
 
2894
    Man’s life is like unto a winter’s day,—
Some break their fast and so depart away;
Others stay dinner, then depart full fed;
The longest age but sups and goes to bed.
O reader, then behold and see!
As we are now, so must you be.
          Horæ Sucissive (1631).
 
Henry Vaughan. (1622–1695)
 
2895
    But felt through all this fleshly dress
Bright shoots of everlastingness.
          The Retreat.
2896
    I see them walking in an air of glory
  Whose light doth trample on my days,—
 

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