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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Thomas Hardy. (1840–1928) (continued)
 
7946
    Why doth IT so and so, and ever so,
This viewless, voiceless Turner of the Wheel?
          The Dynasts. Fore Scene. Spirit of the Pities.
7947
    A local thing called Christianity.
          The Dynasts. Spirit of the Years. Sc. 6.
7948
              Aggressive Fancy working spells
Upon a mind o’erwrought.
          The Dynasts. Act i. Sc. 6. Napoleon.
7949
    Ere systemed suns were globed and lit
The slaughters of the race were writ.
          The Dynasts. Act ii. Sc. 5. Semichorus.
7950
      My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.
          The Dynasts. Spirit sinister.
7951
      A nice unparticular man.
          Far from the madding Crowd.
7952
      A little one-eyed blinking sort of place.
          Tess of the D’Urbervilles.
7953
      Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.
          The Hand of Ethelberta.
7954
      A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all.
          The Hand of Ethelberta.
 
Robert William Buchanan. (1841–1901)
 
7955
    Beauty and Truth, tho’ never found, are worthy to be sought.
          To David in Heaven.
7956
      I saw the starry Tree
  Eternity
Put forth the blossom Time.
          Proteus.
7957
    Full of a sweet indifference.
          Charmian.
7958
    I say the world is lovely
  And that loveliness is enough.
          Artist and Model.
7959
    Believing hath a core of unbelieving.
          Songs of Seeking.
 

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