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

Mary Howitt 1804-1888 John Bartlett

    Old England is our home, and Englishmen are we;
Our tongue is known in every clime, our flag in every sea.
          Old England is our Home.
    “Will you walk into my parlour?” said a spider to a fly;
“’T is the prettiest little parlour that ever you did spy.”
          The Spider and the Fly.
    The wild sea roars and lashes the granite cliffs below,
And round the misty islets the loud strong tempests blow.
          The Sea-Fowler.
    Yes, in the poor man’s garden grow
  Far more than herbs and flowers—
Kind thoughts, contentment, peace of mind,
  And joy for weary hours.
          The poor Man’s Garden.