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Stedman and Hutchinson, comps. A Library of American Literature:
An Anthology in Eleven Volumes. 1891.
Vols. IX–XI: Literature of the Republic, Part IV., 1861–1889

Epigrams: Sixty-Eighth Birthday

By James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)

AS life runs on, the road grows strange

With faces new, and near the end

The milestones into headstones change,

’Neath every one a friend.