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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Mary Gardiner Brainard. (1837–1905) (continued)
 
7891
    That which we look on with unselfish love
And true humility is surely ours,
Even as a lake looks at the stars above
And makes within itself a heaven of stars.
          Ownership.
 
Sir Francis Cowley Burnand. (1837– ?)
 
7892
    It ’s no matter what you do
If your heart be only true,
  And his heart was true to Poll.
          True to Poll.
 
William Dean Howells. (1837–1920)
 
7893
    We live, but a world has passed away
With the years that perished to make us men.
          The Mulberries.
7894
    Lord, for the erring thought
Not into evil wrought:
Lord, for the wicked will
Betrayed and baffled still:
For the heart from itself kept,
Our thanksgiving accept.
          Thanksgiving.
7895
    Her mouth is a honey-blossom,
  No doubt, as the poet sings;
But within her lips, the petals,
  Lurks a cruel bee that stings.
          The sarcastic Fair.
 
Mary Abigail (Gail Hamilton) Dodge. (1838–1896)
 
7896
      Whatever an author puts between the two covers of his book is public property; whatever of himself he does not put there is his private property, as much as if he had never written a word.
          Country Living and Country Thinking. Preface.
7897
    The total depravity of inanimate things.
          Epigram.
 

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