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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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Poems of Oliver Wendell Holmes: With Numerous Illustrations

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1887 - 357 pages
...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 thau I shall spend. Honors are silly toys, I know, And titles are but empty names ; I would, perhaps,...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes: With Illustrations

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1887 - 357 pages
...gems, such things as A little more than I shall spend. these, Which others often show for pride, Honors are silly toys, I know, And titles are but empty names j / value for their power to please, And selfish churls deride ; I would, perhaps, be Plenipo,...
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Parodies of the Works of English & American Authors, Volume 5

1888
...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 Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1889 - 395 pages
...gold or land ; Give me a mortgage here and there, Some good tank-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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The Holmes Birthday Book

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1889 - 407 pages
...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. Edward Winslow, 1595 ; Sir Thomas Browne, 1605 ; William Cheselden, i6SS ; John Adams, 1735; Leigh...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1890 - 399 pages
...for gold or land ; Give me a mortgage here and there, Some good bank-stock, some note of Or trifling railroad share, I only ask that Fortune send A little more than 1 shall spend. Honors are silly toys, I know, And titles are but empty names ; I would, perhaps, be...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes in Three Volumes, Volume 2

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1891
...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; I 'm very sure I should not care Jewels are baubles ; 't is a sin To care for such unfruitful things...
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The Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes: The autocrat of the breakfast-table

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1891
...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 'in very sure I should not care To fill our Gubernator's chair. Jewels are baubles; 't is a sin...
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The Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Volume 12

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1891
...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 should not care Jewels are baubles ; 't is a sin To care for such unfruitful things...
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Grandmother's Story and Other Poems

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1891 - 96 pages
...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...would, perhaps, be Plenipo, But only near St. James ; 1 1 St. James's Palace was the London residence of the British sovereigns, from the burning of Whitehall,...
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