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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Madison Julius Cawein. (1865– ?) (continued)
 
8194
    Into the sunset’s turquoise marge
The moon dips, like a pearly barge;
Enchantment sails through magic seas,
To fairyland Hesperides,
  Over the hills and away.
          At Sunset. Stanza 1.
8195
    What magic shall solve us the secret
Of beauty that’s born for an hour?
          Interpreted.
 
Richard Le Gallienne. (1866–1947)
 
8196
    Yea, howso we dream,
  Or how bravely we do;
The end is the same,
  Be we traitor or true:
      And after the bloom
      And the passion is past
Death comes at last.
          An old Man’s Song.
8197
    Time’s horses gallop down the lessening hill.
          Time flies.
8198
    There’s too much beauty upon this earth
For lonely men to bear.
          A Ballad of too much Beauty.
 
William Vaughn Moody. (1869–1910)
 
8199
              Time softly there
Laughs through the abyss of radiance with the gods.
          The Fire-Bringer. Act i.
8200
    The gods despise enforcèd offerings.
When the heart brings its dearest and its last
Then only will they hear—if then, if then!
          The Fire-Bringer. Act ii.
 

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