John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
George Barlow. (1847 ?) 8031
What men have done can still be done And shall be done to-day.
The Song of Abu Klea.
Joel Chandler Harris. (18481908) 8032
Brer Fox, he lay low.
Legends of the old Plantation. 8033
Ez soshubble ez a baskit er kittens.
Legends of the old Plantation. 8034
Lazy fokess stummucks dont git tired.
Plantation Proverbs. 8035
Jay-bird dont rob his own nes.
Plantation Proverbs. 8036
Licker talks mighty loud wen it gits loose from de jug.
Plantation Proverbs. 8037
Hungry rooster dont cackle wen he fine a wum.
Plantation Proverbs. 8038
Youkn hide de fier, but wat you gwine do wid de smoke?
Arthur James, Earl of Balfour. (18481930) 8039
The energies of our system will decay; the glory of the sun will be dimmed, and the earth, tideless and inert, will no longer tolerate the race which has for a moment disturbed its solitude. Man will go down into the pit and all his thoughts will perish.
The Foundations of Belief.
William Ernest Henley. (18491903) 8040
Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul.
To R. T. H. B.