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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Page 781
 
 
Edward Robert, Earl of Lytton (Owen Meredith) Bulwer-Lytton. (1831–1891) (continued)
 
7696
                The ages roll
Forward; and forward with them draw my soul
      Into Time’s 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.
          Last Words.
 
Nora Perry. (1832–1896)
 
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 man’s 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. (1832–1898)
 
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. “Everything’s got a moral if only you can find it.”
          Alice in Wonderland. Chap. viii.
 

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