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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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Household Friends for Every Season

James Thomas Fields - 1881 - 320 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...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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Cyclopadia of American Literature, Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1881
...land ; • — Give'me a mortgage here and ther^e, — Some good bank-stock, — some note of hand, Or trifling railroad share ; — • I only ask that...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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Holmes Leaflets: Poems and Prose Passages from the Works of Oliver Wendell ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1881 - 107 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...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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Harper's Cyclopædia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - 1881 - 958 pages
...here and there,Some good bank-stock, — some note of baud, Oi1 trifling railroad share ; — I ouly arc silly toys, I know, And titles are but empty names; — I would, perhaps, be Plenipo, — But only...
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The 'breakfast table' series. The autocrat of the breakfast-table. The ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1882 - 604 pages
...trifling- railroad share ; I only ask that fortune send A //'///c 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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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1882 - 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 oui' Gubernator's chair. Jewels are baubles ; 'tis a sin To care for such unfruitful things ; — One...
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The 'breakfast table' series. The autocrat of the breakfast-table. The ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1882 - 604 pages
...gold or land ; — Give me a mortgage here and thereSome 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 ; — j. . .1 would, per/iaps, be Plenipo...
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Gleanings from popular authors, grave and gay, Volume 2

Gleanings - 1882
...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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Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - 1882 - 958 pages
...bank-stock, — some noto of baud, Or trifling railroad share ; — I only ask that Fortune send Λ little more than I shall spend. Honors are silly toys, I know, And titles are*but empty names; — I would, perhaps, bo Pleuipo, — lint only near St. James ; — I'm very...
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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...James ; I'm very sure I should not care To fill our Guberiiator's chair. Jewels are baubles ; 'tis a sin To care for such unfruitful things — One' good-sized...
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