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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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Vers de Société

1875 - 401 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...not care To fill our Gubernator's chair. Jewels are bawbles ; 'tis a sin To care for such unfruitful things ; One good-sized diamond in a pin, ...
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Vers de Société

1875 - 401 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...near St. James ; I'm very sure I should not care To Gil our Gubernator's chair. Jewels are bawbles ; 'tis a sin To care for such unfruitful things ; ...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875 - 534 pages
...or land : Give me a mortgage here and there, Some good hank-stock, some note of hand. Or trifling railroad share; I only ask that Fortune...only near St. James ; I'm very sure I should not caro To till uur ljubcrnator's chair. Jewels are banbles ; ' lis a sin To care for such unfruitful...
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The World of Wit and Humour, Volume 1

George Manville Fenn - 1899 - 480 pages
...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...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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Poems

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1875 - 256 pages
...or land ; Give me a mortgage here and there, Some good hank-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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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875 - 534 pages
... Give me a mortgage here and then1. Some good bank-stock, some note of hand, Or trul'in;; railroad share; I only ask that. Fortune send...know, And titles are but empty names ; I would, perhttlai, be 1'lenipo, But only near St. James; I'm very sure 1 should not care To fill our...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875 - 534 pages
...Honors are silly toys, I know, And titles are but empty names; I would, perlutpn, be Plenlpo, But only near St. James; I'm very sure I should...Gubernator's chair. Jewels are baubles; 'tis a sin To care for such unfruitful things; One good-sized diamond in a pin, Some, not no large, in...
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The Book of Humorous Poetry: With Illustrations

1875 - 464 pages
...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. Honours are silly toys, I know, And titles are but empty names ; I would, perhaps, be Plenipo But...
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Vers de Société: Selected from Recent Authors

Charles Henry Jones - 1876 - 400 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...not care To fill our Gubernator's chair. Jewels are bawbles ; 'tis a sin To care for such unfruitful things ; One good-sized diamond in a pin, ...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - 1877 - 934 pages
...there, Some good bank-stock, some note of hand, Or trifling railroad share, I only flsk that Fortune send A little more than I shall spend....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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