About Charles Godfrey Leland:
Charles Godfrey Leland was an American humorist and folklorist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was educated at Princeton University and in Europe.
To Paradise, the Arabs say, Satan could never find the way Until the peacock led him in.
It was the noise Of ancient trees falling while all was still Before the storm, in the long interval Between the gathering clouds and that light breeze Which Germans call the Wind's bride.
They saw a Dream of Loveliness descending from the train.
The brave deserve the lovely - every woman may be won.