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

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Frederick William Thomas. (1808–1866)
    ’T is said that absence conquers love;
  But oh believe it not!
I’ve tried, alas! its power to prove,
  But thou art not forgot.
          Absence conquers Love.
Salmon Portland Chase. (1808–1873)
      The Constitution, in all its provisions, looks to an indestructible Union composed of indestructible States.
          Decision in Texas v. White, 7 Wallace, 725.
      No more slave States; no slave Territories.
          Platform of the Free Soil National Convention, 1848.
      The way to resumption is to resume.
          Letter to Horace Greeley, March 17, 1866.
Henry Fothergill Chorley. (1808–1872)
    A song to the oak, the brave old oak,
  Who hath ruled in the greenwood long!
          The brave old Oak.
    Now gold hath sway; we all obey
  And a ruthless king is he;
But he never shall send our ancient friend
  To be tost on the stormy sea.
          The brave old Oak.
    Then here’s to the oak, the brave old oak,
  Who stands in his pride alone!
And still flourish he, a hale green tree,
  When a hundred years are gone!
          The brave old Oak.