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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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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - 1877
...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...would, perhaps, be Plenipo, But only near St. James ; I 'm very sure I should not care To fill our Gnbcrnator's chair. Jewels are bawbles ; 't is a sin...
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A dictionary of poetical illustrations

Robert Aitkin Bertram - 1877
...gold or land ; Give me a mortgage here and there Some good bank-stock some note of hand, Or pare the way ! a God, a God appears ! A God, a God ! t Honours are silly toys, I know, And titles are but empty names ; I would, perhaps, be Plenipo, But...
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Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes and his works

James Ball (conveyancing clerk.) - 1878
...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. " Jewels are baubles ; 'tis a sin To care for such unfruitful things ; One good sized diamond in a...
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The Bible class magazine [ed. by C.H. Bateman]. [Continued as ..., Volume 3

National Sunday school union - 1709
...much for gold or land, Give me a mortgage here and there, Some good bank stock, some notes of hand, Or trifling railroad share. I only ask that Fortune send A little more than I can spend." After a few more lines exquisitely full of good-humoured sarcasm there comes this final...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1880 - 534 pages
...bank-stock, some note of hand, Or trifling railroad share; I only ask that Fortune send A. in.il,:- more than I shall spend. Honors are silly toys, I...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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Standard Supplementary Readers

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1880
...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...only near St. James; I'm very sure I should not care Jewels are baubles ; 'tis a sin To care for such unfruitful things; One good-sized diamond in...
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Seven American Classics: Supplementary to Fifth Reader

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1880 - 218 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...only near St. James ; I'm very sure I should not care Jewels are baubles ; 'tis a sin To care for such unfruitful things; One good-sized diamond in a...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1880 - 534 pages
...gold or land ; Give me a mortgage here and there, Some good bank-stock, some note of hand, Honors are silly toys, I know, And titles are but...James; I'm very sure I should not care To fill our Guberuator's chair. Jewels are baubles; 'tis a sin To care for such unfruitful things; One good-sized...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - 1880 - 1065 pages
...bank-stock, some note of hand, Or trifling railroad share, nly ask that Fortune send title 2 perluips, be Plenipo, But only near St. James ; I 'm very sure I should not care To till our Uubernator's...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1881 - 357 pages
...victual nice ; yiy choice would be vanilla-ice. jESTIVATION. Some good bank -stock, some note of 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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