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Wedding Day Book

BY

C. A. M. BURDETT

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VON FIAT

London POLCIANE

GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS

BROADWAY, LUDGATE HILL
NEW YORK : 416 BROOME STREET

1880

280.0.655

Ballantyne Press BALLANTYNE, HANSON AND CO.

EDINBURGH AND LONDON

Januarg.

Yon naked trees, whose shady leaves are lost, Wherein the birds were won't to build their bower, And now are clothed with moss and hoary frost Instead of blossoms, wherewith your buds did flower, I see your tears that from your boughs do rain, Whose drops in dreary icicles remain.

SPENSER (The Shepherd's Calendar).

Here's a happy New Year, but with reason

I'll beg you'll permit me to sayWish me many returns of the season, But as few as you please of the day.

Byron. The happiest of folk are the guileless and free, And who are so guiieless, so happy as we?

Garrick.
- January 2.
The sun was slumbering in the west,

My daily labours past,
On Anna's soft and gentle breast

My head reclined at last ;
The darkness closed around, so dear

To fond congenial souls,
And thus she whispers in my ear,
“ My love, we're out of coals !” Hood.

And what if they are poor?
Riches can't always purchase happiness.

Robert Southey.
January 3.
Then talk no more of future gloom,

Our joys shall always last;
For hope shall brighten days to come,
And memory gild the past.

Moore.
There is nought rational in love ; it hath
Above all reason high prerogative.
Who is there that hath loved because he ought?

Westland Marston, LL.D.

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