John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
John Pierpont. (17851866) 5562
A weapon that comes down as still As snowflakes fall upon the sod; But executes a freemans will, As lightning does the will of God; And from its force nor doors nor locks Can shield you,t is the ballot-box.
A Word from a Petitioner. 5563
From every place below the skies The grateful song, the fervent prayer, The incense of the heart, 1 may rise To heaven, and find acceptance there.
Every Place a Temple.
Barry (Bryan W. Procter) Cornwall. (17871874) 5564
The sea! the sea! the open sea! The blue, the fresh, the ever free!
The Sea. 5565
I m on the sea! I m on the sea! I am where I would ever be, With the blue above and the blue below, And silence wheresoeer I go.
The Sea. 5566
I never was on the dull, tame shore, But I loved the great sea more and more.
The Sea. 5567
Touch us gently, Time! 2 Let us glide adown thy stream Gently,as we sometimes glide Through a quiet dream.
Touch us gently, Time.