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

John Boyle O&#146Reilly 1844-1890 John Bartlett

    Though it lash the shallows that line the beach,
  Afar from the great sea-deeps,
There is never a storm whose might can reach
  Where the vast leviathan sleeps.
Like a mighty thought in a mighty mind
  In the clear cold depths he swims;
Whilst above him the pettiest form of his kind
  With a dash o’er the surface skims.
          Prelude to the amber whale.
    They who see the Flying Dutchman never, never reach the shore.
          The Flying Dutchman.
    Doubt is brother-devil to Despair.
    The world is large when weary leagues two loving hearts divide
But the world is small when your enemy is loose on the other side.
    Be silent and safe—silence never betrays you.
          Rules of the Road.
    I ’d rather live in Bohemia than in any other land.