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

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Cecil Frances Alexander. (1818–1895)
    By Nebo’s lonely mountain,
  On this side Jordan’s wave,
In a vale in the land of Moab,
  There lies a lonely grave.
          The Burial of Moses.
    This was the truest warrior
  That ever buckled sword;
This the most gifted poet
  That ever breathed a word;
And never earth’s philosopher
  Traced with his golden pen
On the deathless page truths half so sage
  As he wrote down for men.
          The Burial of Moses.
John James Robert, Duke of Rutland Manners. (1818–1906)
    No: by the names inscribed in History’s page,
Names that are England’s noblest heritage,
Names that shall live for yet unnumbered years
Shrined in our hearts with Cressy and Poictiers;
Let wealth and commerce, laws and learning die,
But leave us still our old nobility.
          England’s Trust. Part iii. Line 227.
Arthur Hugh Clough. (1819–1861)
    How pleasant it is to have money!
          Spectator ab Extra.
    Say not the struggle naught availeth,
  The labor and the wounds are vain,
The enemy faints not nor faileth,
  And as things have been they remain.
          Say not the Struggle Naught availeth.