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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Charles Kingsley. (1819–1875) (continued)
 
7262
    Creep home, and take your place there,
  The spent and maimed among:—
God grant you find one face there
  You loved when all was young!
          Water Babies. Song ii.
7263
      To be discontented with the divine discontent, and to be ashamed with the noble shame, is the very germ of the first upgrowth of all virtue.
          Health and Education.
 
George (Marian Evans Cross) Eliot. (1819–1880)
 
7264
    Creeds of terror.
          Spanish Gypsy. Book i.
7265
    A serious ape whom none take seriously,
Obliged in this fool’s world to earn his nuts
By hard buffoonery.
          Spanish Gypsy. Book i.
7266
    His smile is sweetened by his gravity.
          Spanish Gypsy. Book i.
7267
    Certain winds will make men’s temper bad.
          Spanish Gypsy. Book i.
7268
    Sad as a wasted passion.
          Spanish Gypsy. Book i.
7269
      Knightly love is blent with reverence
As heavenly air is blent with heavenly blue.
          Spanish Gypsy. Book i.
7270
      Inclination snatches arguments
To make indulgence seem judicious choice.
          Spanish Gypsy. Book i.
7271
      Perhaps the wind
Wails so in winter for the summers dead,
And all sad sounds are nature’s funeral cries
For what has been and is not.
          Spanish Gypsy. Book i.
7272
              Who can prove
Wit to be witty when with deeper ground
Dulness intuitive declares wit dull?
          A College Breakfast-party.
 

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