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1. THOUGH absent, present in desires they be;
BOOK OF QUOTATIONS.
2. Absence not long enough to root out quite All love, increases love at second sight.
Of day or dreaming nights but I am with thee:
OTWAY'S Venice Preserved. There's not an hour
5. What tender strains of passion can impart
6. When I think of my own native land,
7. Nor wife, nor children, more shall he behold, Nor friends, nor sacred home.
10. Tho' fate, my girl, may bid us part,
8. Think'st thou that I could bear to part
9. Far I go where fate may lead me,
12. "Tis hard to be parted from those
With whom we for ever could dwell;
When perhaps we are saying farewell—forever!
13. When absent from her whom my soul holds most dear,
In this bosom what anguish, what hope, and what fear,
14. When far from thee I bide,
From the German- TAYLOR. We must part awhile;
A few short months-tho' short, they will be long
We must endure it, and our love will be
JAMES G. PERCIVAL.
16. Oh Absence! by thy stern decree,
Is fill'd with doubts and fears!
Thy days like tedious weeks do seem,
J. T. WATSON.
1. Whilst timorous knowledge stands considering,
2. Good actions crown themselves with lasting bays; Who well deserves needs not another's praise.
3. If thou dost ill, the joy fades, not the pains; If well, the pain doth fade, the joy remains.
ACTIVITY - ENTERPRISE.
4. The body sins not; 't is the will That makes the action good or ill.
5. Our unsteady actions cannot be Manag'd by rules of strict philosophy.
1. If it were done, when 't is done, then, 't is well That it were done quickly.
SIR R. HOWARD.
2. Wise men ne'er sit and wail their loss,
How slow the time
To the warm soul, that, in the very instant
3. Let's take the instant by the forward top;
6. My days, though few, have pass'd below
The keen spirit
Seizes the prompt occasion,-makes the thoughts