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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 International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 14

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell - 1898 - 9822 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...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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Stepping Stones to Literature: A Reader for Seventh Grades, Book 7

Sarah Louise Arnold, Charles Benajah Gilbert - 1898 - 302 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...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 To...
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The New England Poets: A Study of Emerson, Hawthorne, Longfellow, Whittier ...

William Cranston Lawton - 1898 - 265 pages
...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." He did not imperil his comfort by any premature devotion to abolition, or other unfashionable causes...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 26

Richard Garnett - 1899
...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...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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Elson Grammar School Readers, Book 2

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - 1910
...hand Or trifling railroad share; I only ask that Fortune send A little more than I shall spend. 4 Honors are silly toys, I know, And titles are but...I should not care To fill our Gubernator's chair. ..5 Jewels are baubles 'tis a sin To care for such unfruitful things; One good-sized diamond in...
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English Poetry: With Introductions, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 42

1910
...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...I shall spend. Honors are silly toys, I know, And tides are but empty names; I would, perhaps, be Plenipo, But only near St. James; I'm very sure...
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Fifth Year Language Reader

Franklin Thomas Baker - 1910 - 477 pages
...or land ; Give me a mortgage here and there, 16 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. One good-sized diamond in a pin, Some, not so large, in rings, A ruby, and a pearl, or so,...
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A Year Book of Humor

Constance Fuller Wheeler Johnson, Burges Johnson - 1910 - 161 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 send A little more than I shall spend. " Contentment. " Oliver Wendell Holmes. JANUARY TWENTY-FIRST Werther had a love for Charlotte Such...
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Elson Grammar School Readers, Book 2

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - 1910
...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. 4 Honors are silly toys, I know, And titles are but empty names ; I would, perhaps, be Plenipo,...
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From Day to Day with Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1911 - 126 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. Jewels are baubles ; 'tis a sin To care for such unfruitful things ; One good-sized diamond in...
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