John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
John Bright. (18111889) 7018
The right honorable gentleman [Robert Lowe, Viscount Sherbrooke] is the first of the new party who has retired into his political cave of Adullam and he has called about him everyone that was in distress and everyone that was discontented.
Speech, March, 1866. 7019
Force is no remedy.
On the Irish troubles, 1880. 7020
Had they [the Tories] been in the wilderness they would have complained of the Ten Commandments.
Harriet Beecher Stowe. (18111896) 7021
It lies around us like a cloud A world we do not see; Yet the sweet closing of an eye May bring us there to be.
The Other World. 7022
I spect I growed. Dont think nobody never made me.
Uncle Toms Cabin. 7023
Is wicked I is. Is mighty wicked; anyhow I cant help it.
Uncle Toms Cabin. 7024
When winds are raging oer the upper ocean And billows wild contend with angry roar, T is said, far down beneath the wild commotion That peaceful stillness reigneth evermore. Far, far beneath, the noise of tempests dieth And silver waves chime ever peacefully, And no rude storm, how fierce soeer it flyeth Disturbs the Sabbath of that deeper sea. 1
Note 1. See John G. C. Brainard, page 578. Also F. W. H. Myers, page 819. [ back]