John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
William Miller. (18101872) 6979
Wee Willie Winkie rins through the toun, Upstairs and dounstairs, in his nicht-goun, Tirlin at the window, cryin at the lock, Are the weans in their bed? for its nou ten oclock.
Edmund Hamilton Sears. (18101876) 6980
Calm on the listening ear of night Come Heavens melodious strains, Where wild Judea stretches far Her silver-mantled plains.
Christmas Song. 6981
It came upon the midnight clear, That glorious song of old.
The Angels Song. 6982
For lo! the days are hastening on, By prophet-bards foretold, When with the ever-circling years, Comes round the age of gold; When Peace shall over all the earth Its ancient splendors fling And the whole world send back the song Which now the angels sing.
The Angels Song.
Martin Farquhar Tupper. (18101889) 6983
A babe in a house is a well-spring of pleasure.
Of Education. 6984
God, from a beautiful necessity, is Love.
Of Immortality. 6985
Error is a hardy plant: it flourisheth in every soil.
Of Truth in Things False.