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" I care not much for gold or land; Give me a mortgage here and there Some good bank-stock some note of hand, Or trifling railroad share I only ask that Fortune send A little more than I shall spend. "
The Autocrat of the breakfast table - Page 305
by Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1858 - 373 pages
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Wisconsin Journal of Education, Volume 27

1897
...gold or land; Give me a mortgage here and there, Some good bank-stock, some note of hand, Or trifling railroad share, I only ask that Fortune...perhaps, be Plenipo, But only near St. James; m very sure I should not care To fill our Gubernator's chair. Jewels are bawbles; 'tis a sin To...
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The Autocrat of the Breakfast-table

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1858 - 279 pages
...or land ; Give me a mortgage here and there, Some good bank-stock, some note of baud, Or trifling railroad share ; I only ask that Fortune...Gubernator's chair. Jewels are baubles ; 'tis a sin To care for such unfruitful things ; One good-sized diamond in a pin, Some, not so large, in...
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The Ashlar, Volume 5

Allyn Weston, Charles Scott - 1860
...gold or land ; Give me a mortgage here and there Some good bank stock some notes at hand, Or trifling railroad share ; I only ask that Fortune send, A little more than I can spend. Honors arc silly toys, I know, And titles are but empty names ; I would perhaps be Plenipo...
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Songs in Many Keys

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1862 - 308 pages
...victual nice ; My choice would be vanilla-ice. * Some good bank stock, some note of hand, Or trifling railroad share ; I only ask that Fortune...would, perhaps, be Plenipo, But only near St. James ; I 'm very sure I should not care To fill our Gubernator's chair. Jewels are bawbles ; 't is a sin...
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Songs in Many Keys

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1862 - 308 pages
...know, And titles are but empty names ; I would, perhaps, be Plenipo, But only near St. James ; I 'm very sure I should not care To fill our Gubernator's chair. Jewels are bawbles ; 't is a sin To care for such unfruitful things ; One good-sized diamond in a pin,...
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Household Friends for Every Season

James Thomas Fields - 1864 - 327 pages
...bank-stock, some note of hand, Or trifling railroad share, I only ask that Fortune send A /'''/ more than I shall spend. Honors are silly toys, I...would, perhaps, be Plenipo, But only near St. James ; I 'm very sure I should not care To fill our Gubernator's chair. Jewels are bawbles ; 't is a sin...
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The Book of Humorous Poetry

1867 - 464 pages
...bank-stock, some note of hand, Or trifling railroad share, I only ask that Fortune send Honours are silly toys, I know, And titles are but empty names...Gubernator's chair. Jewels are baubles ; 'tis a sin To care for such unfruitful things One good-sized diamond in a pin, Some, not so large, in rings,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 122

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1867
...for gold or land ; Give me a mortgage here and there, Some good bank-stock, some note of hand, Or trifling railroad share, I only ask that Fortune send A little more than I shall spend. Honours are silly toys, I know, And titles are but empty names ; I would, perhaps, be Plenipo But...
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A Manual of Elocution Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice

M. S. Mitchell - 1869 - 396 pages
...or land ; Give me a mortgage here and there, Some good bank stock, some note of hand. Or trifling railroad share, I only ask that Fortune...perhaps, be Plenipo, But only near St. James; I 'm very sure I would not care To fill our Gubernator's chair. Jewels are bawbles ; 'tis a sin To...
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NATIONAL LYRICS

JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER - 1869
...or land ; Give me a mortgage here and there, Some good bank-stock, some note of hand, Or trifling railroad share, I only ask that Fortune...are but empty names ; I would, perhaps, be Plenipo, Jewels are bawbles ; 't is a sin To care for such unfruitful things ; One good-sized diamond...
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