James and Mary Ford, eds. Every Day in the Year. 1902.

February 22

Edgar W. Nye

By Marion F. Ham (1867–1956)

(Died Feb. 22, 1896)

NO more the pleasing jest, the genial flow

Of mirth, the wit and wisdom haply wed;

With him all smiles have passed away, and so

The world shall laugh no more, since Nye is dead.