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

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John Ruskin. (1819–1900) (continued)
      That treacherous phantom which men call Liberty.
          The Seven Lamps of Architecture. Chap. vii. Sect. 21.
      Work first and then rest.
          The Seven Lamps of Architecture. The Lamp of Beauty.
      The greatest efforts of the race have always been traceable to the love of praise, as its greatest catastrophes to the love of pleasure.
          Sesame and Lilies. Part i. iii.
      A little group of wise hearts is better than a wilderness of fools.
          Crown of Wild Olive. War.
      Fine art is that in which the hand, the head and the heart go together.
          The Two Paths. Lecture ii.
      Engraving is, in brief terms, the Art of Scratch.
Thomas Dunn English. (1819–1902)
    Don’t you remember sweet Alice, Ben Bolt?
  Sweet Alice, whose hair was so brown;
Who wept with delight when you gave her a smile,
  And trembled with fear at your frown!
          Ben Bolt.
    Your eyes were filled with love, Kate Vane;
Ah, would that we were young again!
          Kate Vane.
Julia Ward Howe. (1819–1910)
    Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord;
He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored;
He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible, swift sword;
      His truth is marching on.
          Battle Hymn of the Republic.