John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) William Butler Yeats. (18651939) 8187
I would mould a world of fire and dew 1 With no one bitter, grave, or over wise, And nothing marred or old to do you wrong.
Land of Hearts Desire. 8188
Land of Hearts Desire, Where beauty has no ebb, decay no flood, But joy is wisdom, Time an endless song.
Land of Hearts Desire.
Alfred Cochrane. (1865 ?) 8189
Her reasoning is full of tricks And butterfly suggestions, I know no point to which she sticks; She begs the simplest questions, And, when her premises are strong She always draws her inference wrong.
Upon Lebia Arguing. 8190
I once admittedto my shame That football was a brutal game. Because She hates it.
Madison Julius Cawein. (1865 ?) 8191
At daybreak Morn shall come to me In raiment of the white winds spun.
Some shall reap that never sow And some shall toil and not attain.
A moonlight traveler in Fancys land.
Note 1. See FitzGerald: Omar Khayyám. Rubaiyat, lxxiii. Ah Love! could Thou and I with Fate conspire To grasp this sorry Scheme of Things entire, Would we not shatter it to bitsand then Re-mould it nearer to the Hearts Desire! [ back]