John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
Francis Bret Harte. (18361902) 7924
Which I wish to remark, And my language is plain, That for ways that are dark And for tricks that are vain, The heathen Chinee is peculiar.
Plain Language from truthful James. 7925
Ah Sin was his name.
Plain Language from truthful James. 7926
With the smile that was childlike and bland.
Plain Language from truthful James. 7927
We are ruined by Chinese cheap labor.
Plain Language from truthful James. 7928
He smiled a kind of sickly smile and curled up on the floor And the subsequent proceedings interested him no more.
The Society upon the Stanislaus. 7929
With unpronounceable awful names.
The Tale of a Pony. 7930
For there be women, fair as she, Whose verbs and nouns do more agree.
Mrs. Judge Jenkins.
James Ryder Randall. (18391908) 7931
The despots heel is on thy shore, Maryland! His torch is at thy temple-door, Maryland! Avenge the patriotic gore That flecked the streets of Baltimore, And be the battle-queen of yore, Maryland, my Maryland!
My Maryland. 7932
Hushed in the alabaster arms of Death Our young Marcellus sleeps.