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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Edward FitzGerald. (1809–1883)
 
6689
    Whether we wake or we sleep,
Whether we carol or weep,
The Sun with his Planets in chime,
Marketh the going of Time.
          Chronomoros.
6690
    The King in a carriage may ride,
And the Beggar may crawl at his side;
But in the general race,
They are traveling all the same pace.
          Chronomoros.
 
Richard Monckton Milnes Houghton. (1809–1885)
 
6691
    But on and up, where Nature’s heart
  Beats strong amid the hills.
          Tragedy of the Lac de Gaube. Stanza 2.
6692
    Great thoughts, great feelings came to them,
  Like instincts, unawares.
          The Men of Old.
6693
    A man’s best things are nearest him,
  Lie close about his feet.
          The Men of Old.
6694
    I wandered by the brookside,
  I wandered by the mill;
I could not hear the brook flow,
  The noisy wheel was still.
          The Brookside.
6695
    The beating of my own heart
  Was all the sound I heard.
          The Brookside.
6696
    The hills of manhood wear a noble face
  When seen from far;
The mist of light from which they take their grace
  Hides what they are.
          Carpe Diem.
 

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