John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
John Davidson. (18571909) 8116
That minister of ministers, Imagination, gathers up The undiscovered Universe, Like jewels in a jasper cup.
There is a Dish to hold the Sea. 8117
My feet are heavy now but on I go, My head erect beneath the tragic years.
I felt the World a-spinning on its Nave.
Sam Walter Foss. (18581911) 8118
We felt the universe wuz safe, an God wuz on his throne.
The volunteer Organist. 8119
The sweet mellifluous milking of the cow.
The Milking of the Cow. 8120
He had a startling genius, but somehow it did nt emerge; Always on the evolution of things that would nt evolve; Always verging toward some climax, but he never reached the verge; Always nearing the solution of some theme he could not solve.
The Inventor. 8121
There are purple grapes in the Land of Git-Thare.
The Land of Git-Thare. 8122
I say the very things that make the greatest Stir An the most interestin things, are things that did nt occur. 1
Things that did nt occur. 8123
Strew gladness on the paths of men You will not pass this way again.
I shall not pass this Way again. 2
Note 1. Disraeli: Henrietta Temple. What we anticipate seldom occurs. Lowell. Page 741. [ back]
Note 2. A saying of William Penn. [ back]