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Whate'er my future years may be,

Let joy or grief my fate betide,
Be still an Eden bright to me,
My own, my own fireside,

Alaric Watts.

Fear not!
I have no thoughts that do not think of thee.


(The Spanish Student).
January 5.
For time makes all but true love old ;
The burning thoughts that then were told
Run molten still in memory's mould,

And will not cool
Until the heart itself be cold
In Lethe's pool.

Thomas Campbell.
Love me for love's sake, that evermore
Thou may'st love on through love's eternity.

E. B. Browning.
January 6.
By the rivers of life we walked together,

I and my darling, unafraid ;
And lighter than any linnet's feather
The burdens of Being on us weighed.

Richard Realf.

We two are one in faith and prayer,
We two are one in heart.


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O woman! in our hours of ease
Uncertain, coy, and hard to please,
And variable as the shade
By the light quivering aspens made ;
When pain and anguish ring the brow,
A ministering angel thou !

Walter Scott (Marmion).

Dear my lord ! Make me acquainted with your cause of grief.

'Shakespeare (Julius Cæsar).
- January 8.
" The cook's a hasher--nothing more-

The children noisy grubs,
A wife's a quiz, and home's a bore”-
Yes—that's the style at clubs.

T. Hood.

Come, lay aside your stitchery; I must have you Play the housewife with me this afternoon.


January 9.
'Tis a match that we all must approve,

Let the gossips say all that they can;
For indeed she's a charming woman,
And he's a most fortunate man.

Lady Dufferin.

I will remain
The loyal'st husband that did e'er plight troth.


January 8.

January 9.

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