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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Reginald Heber. (1783–1826) (continued)
 
5545
    From Greenland’s icy mountains,
  From India’s coral strand,
Where Afric’s sunny fountains
  Roll down their golden sand.
          Missionary Hymn.
5546
    Though every prospect pleases,
  And only man is vile.
          Missionary Hymn.
5547
    I see them on their winding way,
About their ranks the moonbeams play.
          Lines written to a March.
 
Washington Irving. (1783–1859)
 
5548
    Free-livers on a small scale, who are prodigal within the compass of a guinea.
          The Stout Gentleman.
5549
    The almighty dollar, 1 that great object of universal devotion throughout our land, seems to have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages.
          The Creole Village.
 
Leigh Hunt. (1784–1859)
 
5550
    Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!)
Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace.
          Abou Ben Adhem.
5551
    Write me as one who loves his fellow-men.
          Abou Ben Adhem.
5552
    And lo! Ben Adhem’s name led all the rest.
          Abou Ben Adhem.
5553
    Oh for a seat in some poetic nook,
Just hid with trees and sparkling with a brook!
          Politics and Poetics.
5554
    With spots of sunny openings, and with nooks
To lie and read in, sloping into brooks.
          The Story of Rimini.
 
Note 1.
See Jonson, Quotation 15. [back]
 

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