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

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Sam Walter Foss. (1858–1911) (continued)
    A hundred thousand men were led
By one calf near three centuries dead;
They followed still his crooked way
And lost a hundred years a day;
For thus such reverence is lent
To well-established precedent.
          The Calf-Path.
Theodore Roosevelt. (1858–1919)
      No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency.
          The strenuous Life.
      A man who is good enough to shed his blood for his country is good enough to be given a square deal afterward. More than that no man is entitled to, and less than that no man shall have.
          Speech. Springfield (Illinois). July 4, 1903.
      I wish to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life.
          Speech before the Hamilton Club, Chicago. April 10, 1899.
Sir William Watson. (1858–1935)
    Hate and mistrust are the children of blindness—
          England to Ireland.
    Best they honor thee
Who honor in thee only what is best.
          The true Patriotism.
    And though circuitous and obscure
The feet of Nemesis how sure!
          Europe at the Play.
    Braying of arrogant brass, whimper of querulous reeds.
          Hymn to the Sea. Part iii. 8.