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

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Richard Maurice Bucke. (1837–1892)
      Only a little while now and we shall be again together and with us those other noble and well-beloved souls gone before. I am sure I shall meet you and them; that you and I shall talk of a thousand things and of that unforgettable day and of all that followed it; and that we shall clearly see that all were parts of an infinite plan which was wholly wise and good.
          From Dedication of Cosmic Consciousness.
Grover Cleveland. (1837–1908)
      Honor lies in honest toil.
          Letter Accepting Nomination for Presidency, Aug. 18, 1884.
      After an existence of nearly twenty years of almost innocuous desuetude these laws are brought forth.
          Message, March 1, 1886.
      It is a condition which confronts us—not a theory. 1 
          Annual Message, 1887.
      I have considered the pension list of the republic a roll of honor.
          Veto of Dependent Pension Bill, July 5, 1888.
      Party honesty is party expediency.
          Interview in New York Commercial Advertiser, Sept. 19, 1889.
Algernon Charles Swinburne. (1837–1909)
    Before the beginning of years
  There came to the making of man
Time with a gift of tears,
  Grief with a glass that ran,
Note 1.
See Disraeli, page 624. [back]