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


  • O, the Shamrock, the green, immortal Shamrock!
  • Chosen leaf
  • Of bard and chief,
  • Old Erin’s native Shamrock.
  • Moore.

  • I’ll seek a four-leaved shamrock in all the fairy dells,
  • And if I find the charmèd leaves, oh, how I’ll weave my spells!
  • Samuel Lover.