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

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Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton. (1803–1873) (continued)
Bend on me then thy tender eyes,
  As stars look on the sea.
          When Stars are in the quiet Skies.
    Buy my flowers,—oh buy, I pray!
  The blind girl comes from afar.
          Buy my Flowers.
      There are times when the mirth of others only saddens us, especially the mirth of children with high spirits, that jar on our own quiet mood.
          Kenelm Chillingly.
      The man who smokes, thinks like a sage and acts like a Samaritan.
          Night and Morning. Chap. vi.
      Happy is the man who hath never known what it is to taste of fame—to have it is a purgatory, to want it is a hell.
          Last of the Barons. Book v. Chap. i.
      A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.
          The Disowned. Chap. xxxiii.
      The easiest person to deceive is one’s own self.
          The Disowned. Chap. xlii.
      The magic of the tongue is the most dangerous of all spells.
          Eugene Aram. Book i. Chap. vii.
      Fate laughs at probabilities.
          Eugene Aram. Book i. Chap. x.
      In science, read, by preference the newest works; in literature, the oldest. The classics are always modern.
          Caxtoniana: Hints on Mental Culture.
Edwin Ransford. (1805–1876)
    In the days when we went gypsying
  A long time ago;
The lads and lassies in their best
  Were drest from top to toe.
          In the Days when we went Gypsying.