C.N. Douglas, comp. Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical. 1917.


Boston State-house is the hub of the solar system. You couldn’t pry that out of a Boston man if you had the tire of all creation straightened out for a crow-bar.

O. W. Holmes.

  • The sea returning day by day
  • Restores the world-wide mart.
  • So let each dweller on the Bay
  • Fold Boston in his heart
  • Till these echoes be choked with snows
  • Or over the town blue ocean flows.
  • Emerson.