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John Bartlett (1820–1905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.

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Mary Howitt. (1804–1888) (continued)
    Yes, in the poor man’s garden grow
  Far more than herbs and flowers—
Kind thoughts, contentment, peace of mind,
  And joy for weary hours.
          The poor Man’s Garden.
Sarah Flower Adams. (1805–1848)
    Nearer, my God, to Thee!
  Nearer to Thee!
E’en though it be a cross
  That raiseth me,
Still all my song shall be,
Nearer, my God, to Thee!
  Nearer to Thee!
          Nearer, my God, to Thee.
    He sendeth sun, he sendeth shower,
Alike they’re needful to the flower;
And joys and tears alike are sent
To give the soul fit nourishment.
As comes to me or cloud or sun,
Father! thy will, not mine, be done.
          He sendeth Sun, he sendeth Shower.
    Once have a priest for enemy, good bye
To peace.
          Vivia Perpetua. Act iii. Sc. ii.
Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton. (1803–1873)
    Rank is a great beautifier.
          The Lady of Lyons. Act ii. Sc. i.
              Curse away!
And let me tell thee, Beauseant, a wise proverb
The Arabs have,—“Curses are like young chickens,
And still come home to roost.”
          The Lady of Lyons. Act v. Sc. ii.