John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) Eugene Field. (18501895) 8059
Wynken, Blynken and Nod one night Sailed off in a wooden shoe Sailed on a river of crystal light Into a sea of dew.
Wynken, Blynken and Nod. 8060
The fire upon the hearth is low, And there is stillness everywhere, And, like winged spirits, here and there The firelight shadows fluttering go.
In the Firelight. 8061
The little toy-dog is covered with dust But sturdy and stanch he stands; And the little toy-soldier is red with rust And his musket moulds in his hands; Time was when the little toy-dog was new, And the soldier was passing fair; And that was the time when our Little Boy Blue Kissed them and put them there.
Little Boy Blue.
Theophile Marzials. (1850 ?) 8062
And also theres a little star So white a virgins it must be: Perhaps the lamp my love in heaven Hangs out to light the way for me.
Ahoy! and Oho, and its whos for the ferry? (The briers in bud and the sun going down:) And Ill row ye so quick and Ill row ye so steady, And t is but a penny to Twickenham Town.
Rose Hartwick Thorpe. (1850 ?) 8064 Englands sun was slowly setting oer the hill-tops far away, Filling all the land with beauty at the close of one sad day;