John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) Edward Robert, Earl of Lytton (Owen Meredith) Bulwer-Lytton. (18311891) 7696
The ages roll Forward; and forward with them draw my soul Into Times infinite sea. And to be glad or sad I care no more; But to have done and to have been before I cease to do and be!
The Wanderer. Book iv. Stanza 9. 7697
Genius does what it must, talent does what it can.
Nora Perry. (18321896) 7698
Tying her bonnet under her chin, She tied her raven ringlets in; But not alone in the silken snare Did she catch her lovely floating hair, For, tying her bonnet under her chin, She tied a young mans heart within.
The Love-knot. 7699
Who knows the thoughts of a child?
Who Knows? 7700
They sat and combed their beautiful hair, Their long, bright tresses, one by one, As they laughed and talked in the chamber there, After the revel was done.
After the Ball.
Lewis (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) Carroll. (18321898) 7701
You are old, Father William, the young man said, And your hair has become very white; And yet you incessantly stand on your head Do you think, at your age, it is right?
Alice in Wonderland. Chap. v. 7702
Tut, tut, child, said the Duchess. Everythings got a moral if only you can find it.
Alice in Wonderland. Chap. viii.