Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked.
Grow old with me! The best is yet to be.
I mention this fact as tending to support what I have often heard stated, namely, that a shark’s sense of smell is so keen that, if men ever bathe in seas where they are found, a shark is almost sure to appear directly afterwards.
The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare, leave the rest to fate!
Better have failed in the high aim, as I, Than vulgarly in the low aim succeed As, God be thanked! I do not.
Part of my plan was not only to introduce all useful animals that I possibly could into this part of Australia, but also the most valuable plants of every description.
I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.
Oh, the little more, and how much it is! And the little less, and what worlds away.
All June I bound the rose in sheaves, Now, rose by rose, I strip the leaves.
Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.