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

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Lewis (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) Carroll. (1832–1898) (continued)
      Take care of the sense and the sounds will take care of themselves.
          Alice in Wonderland. Chap. ix.
      “Reeling and Writhing, of course, to begin with,” the Mock Turtle replied, “and the different branches of Arithmetic—Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, and Derision.”
          Alice in Wonderland. Chap. x.
    ’T was brillig, and the slithy toves
  Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;
All mimsy were the borogoves,
  And the mome raths outgrabe.
          Through the Looking-glass. Chap. i.
    He chortled in his joy.
          Through the Looking-glass. Chap. i.
    “The time has come,” the Walrus said,
  “To talk of many things:
Of shoes—and ships—and sealing-wax—
  Of cabbages—and kings—
And why the sea is boiling hot—
  And whether pigs have wings.
          Through the Looking-glass. Chap. iii.
    As large as life and twice as natural.
          Through the Looking-glass. Chap. vii.
Sir Edwin Arnold. (1832–1904)
    He who died at Azan sends
This to comfort all his friends:—
Faithful friends! It lies I know
Pale and white and cold as snow;
And ye say, ‘Abdallah’s dead!’
Weeping at the feet and head.
I can see your falling tears,
I can hear your sighs and prayers;
Yet I smile and whisper this:
I am not the thing you kiss.
Cease your tears and let it lie;
It was mine—it is not I.
          After Death in Arabia.