Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


Backward, turn backward, O Time, in your flight,
Make me a child again, just for to-night;
Mother, come back from the echoless shore.
Elizabeth Akers Allen.—Rock Me to Sleep.

The infinite galleries of the Past await but one brief process and all their pictures will be called out and fixed forever.
Holmes.—The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, Chap. X.

Grant but memory to us, and we can lose nothing by death.
Whittier.—My Summer with Dr. Singleton, Chap. V.

The old oaken bucket, the iron-bound bucket,
The moss-covered bucket which hung in the well.
Samuel Woodworth.—The Bucket.