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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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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...titles are but empty names; — I would, perhaps, be Flenipo, — But only near St. James; — I 'm very sure I should not care To fill our Gubernator's...
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Feline Philosophy

Walter Léon Hess - 1891 - 60 pages
...or land ; — Give me a mortgage here and there, — is Some good bank-stock, some note of hand, Or trifling railroad share, — I only ask that Fortune...than I shall spend. Honors are silly toys, I know, 20 And titles are but empty names ; I would, perhaps, be Plenipo, — But only near St. James ; I 'm...
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Grandmother's Story, and Other Poems: My Hunt After the Captain, and Other ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1891 - 189 pages
...or land ; — Give me a mortgage here and there, — is Some good bank-stock, some note of Band, Or trifling railroad share, — I only ask that Fortune send A little more than I shall spend. I would, perhaps, be Plenipo, — But only near St. James ; I 'm very sure I should not care To fill...
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The autocrat of the breakfast-table, with illustr. by H.M. Brock

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 send A little more than I shall spend. Honours are silly toys, I know, And titles are but empty names ; — I'm very sure I should not care...
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The autocrat of the breakfast-tabel

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...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 To fill our Gubernator's chair. Jewels are baubles; 'tis a sin...
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... The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes ...: Poetical works

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...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 To fill our Gubernator's chair. Jewels are baubles ; 't is a sin To...
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Works, Volume 12

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...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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Poetical works

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...mortgage here and there, — Some good bank-stock, some note of hand, Or trifling railroad share, — 1 only ask that Fortune send A little more than I shall...silly toys, I know, And titles are but empty names; 1 would, j>i'rf«i]>s, be Plenipo, — But only near St. James; I 'm very sure 1 should not care Jewels...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Wendall Holmes: Poems from the Breakfast-table ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...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, —...
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The autocrat of the breakfast-tabel

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...titles are but empty names; — I 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 baubles; 't is a sin To care for such unfruitful things; — One good-sized diamond in a pin, — Some, not...
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