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

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Mary Gardiner Brainard. (1837–1905) (continued)
    That which we look on with unselfish love
And true humility is surely ours,
Even as a lake looks at the stars above
And makes within itself a heaven of stars.
Sir Francis Cowley Burnand. (1837– ?)
    It ’s no matter what you do
If your heart be only true,
  And his heart was true to Poll.
          True to Poll.
William Dean Howells. (1837–1920)
    We live, but a world has passed away
With the years that perished to make us men.
          The Mulberries.
    Lord, for the erring thought
Not into evil wrought:
Lord, for the wicked will
Betrayed and baffled still:
For the heart from itself kept,
Our thanksgiving accept.
    Her mouth is a honey-blossom,
  No doubt, as the poet sings;
But within her lips, the petals,
  Lurks a cruel bee that stings.
          The sarcastic Fair.
Mary Abigail (Gail Hamilton) Dodge. (1838–1896)
      Whatever an author puts between the two covers of his book is public property; whatever of himself he does not put there is his private property, as much as if he had never written a word.
          Country Living and Country Thinking. Preface.
    The total depravity of inanimate things.