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Eugene Field
(1850-1895) born on
Sep 02
US poet, journalist. He is best known for his children's poems.
         
   
F
Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one night
Sailed off in a wooden shoe -
Sailed on a river of crystal light
Into a sea of dew.

R
Ideas came with explosive immediacy, like an instant birth. Human thought is like a monstrous pendulum; it keeps swinging from one extreme to the other.
A
All human joys are swift of wing, For heaven doth so allot it; That when you get an easy thing, You find you haven't got it.
N
All through the five acts he played the King as though under momentary apprehension that someone else was about to play the Ace.
K
Here we have a baby. It is composed of a bald head and a pair of lungs.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Wynken, Blynken, and Nod."
R: In "...As One Mad With Wine," by Elyse and Mike Sommer, 1991.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: On Creston Clarke's performance of King Lear in Denver c. 1880; in "The Portable Woollcott," "Capsule Criticism," by Alexander Woollcott, 1946).
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
   


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