Henry Van Dyke Quotes

Oh, London is a man's town, there's power in the air; And Paris is a woman's town, with flowers in her hair; And it's sweet to dream in Venice, and it's great to study Rome; But when it comes to living, there is no place like home.
Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933), U.S. poet. America for Me (l. 9-12). . . One Hundred and One Famous Poems. Roy J. Cook, comp. (Rev. ed., 1958) Reilly & Lee Company; reprinted 1981 by Contemporary Books.
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I know that Europe's wonderful, yet something seems to lack; The Past is too much with her, and the people looking back.
Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933), U.S. poet. America for Me (l. 17-18). . . One Hundred and One Famous Poems. Roy J. Cook, comp. (Rev. ed., 1958) Reilly & Lee Company; reprinted 1981 by Contemporary Books.
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Oh, it's home again, and home again, America for me! I want a ship that's westward bound to plow the rolling sea, To the blessed Land of Room Enough beyond the ocean bars, Where the air is full of sunlight and the flag is full of stars.
Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933), U.S. poet. America for Me (l. 21-24). . . One Hundred and One Famous Poems. Roy J. Cook, comp. (Rev. ed., 1958) Reilly & Lee Company; reprinted 1981 by Contemporary Books.
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The legend of Felix is ended, the toiling of Felix is done; The Master has paid him his wages, the goal of his journey is won; He rests, but he never is idle; a thousand years pass like a day, In the glad surprise of Paradise where work is sweeter than play.
Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933), U.S. poet. The Toiling of Felix (l. 1-4). . . Best Loved Poems of the American People, The. Hazel Felleman, ed. (1936) Doubleday & Company.
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