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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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English Essays ...

1869
...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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The autocrat of the breakfast table, with an intr. by G.A. Sala

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1870
...mortgage here and there Some good bank-stock some note of hand, Or trifling railroad share ; \ 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 ...
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Household Friends for Every Season

1871 - 327 pages
...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...titles are but empty names ; I would, perhaps, be Plcnipo, But only near St. James ; I 'm very sure I should not care To fill our Gubernator's chair....
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A Manual of Elocution: Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice. With ...

M. S. Mitchell - 1871 - 384 pages
...railroad share, I only ask that Fortune send A Hi'!, more than I shall spend 17 N 194 ELOCUTION. Honors are silly toys, I know, And titles are but...Plenipo, But only near St. James; I'm very sure I would not care To fill our Gubernator's chair. Jewels are bawbles ; 't is a sin To care for such unfruitful...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1871 - 789 pages
...some note of hand, Or trifling railroad share, I only ask that Fortune send A lulle more than 1 rd and Company Pleuipo, But only near St. James ; I 'm very sure I should not care To fill our Gubernator's chair....
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1872 - 789 pages
...some note of hand. Or trifling railroad share, I only ask that Fortune send A lutle more than 1 , " naowshe 'lldew !" ; 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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Wit and humour, poems, with an intr. [by J.C. Hotten].

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1872
...trifling railroad share, I only ask that Fortune send A litlk more than I shall spend. Honours are silly toys, I know, And titles are but empty names; I would, perhaps, be Plenijj^ But only near St! James ; I'm very sure I should not care To fill our Gubernator's chair....
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The World of Wit and Humour, Volume 1

George Manville Fenn - 1899 - 480 pages
...much for gold or land ; Give mo 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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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1874 - 534 pages
...or land ; Give me a mortgage here and there, Bome good bank-stock, some note of hand, 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 larye, in...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1874 - 534 pages
...wave and blast, There were tones in the voice that whispered then You may hear to-day in a hundred And titles are but empty names; I would, perhaps,...James; I'm very sure I should not care To fill our Gubernator'a chair. men! 0 lady and lover, how faint and far Your images hover, and here we are, Solid...
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