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

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John Bright. (1811–1889)
      The right honorable gentleman [Robert Lowe, Viscount Sherbrooke] is the first of the new party who has retired into his political cave of Adullam and he has called about him everyone that was in distress and everyone that was discontented.
          Speech, March, 1866.
      Force is no remedy.
          On the Irish troubles, 1880.
      Had they [the Tories] been in the wilderness they would have complained of the Ten Commandments.
Harriet Beecher Stowe. (1811–1896)
    It lies around us like a cloud—
  A world we do not see;
Yet the sweet closing of an eye
  May bring us there to be.
          The Other World.
    I ’spect I growed. Don’t think nobody never made me.
          Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
    I’s wicked I is. I’s mighty wicked; anyhow I can’t help it.
          Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
    When winds are raging o’er the upper ocean
  And billows wild contend with angry roar,
’T is said, far down beneath the wild commotion
  That peaceful stillness reigneth evermore.

Far, far beneath, the noise of tempests dieth
  And silver waves chime ever peacefully,
And no rude storm, how fierce soe’er it flyeth
  Disturbs the Sabbath of that deeper sea. 1 
Note 1.
See John G. C. Brainard, page 578. Also F. W. H. Myers, page 819. [back]