Born: September 2nd, 1850 - Missouri, U.S.
Died: November 4, 1895 - Illinois, U.S.
Wynkin', Blynkin', and Nod, one night sailed off in a wooden shoe;
Sailed off on a river of crystal light into a sea of dew.
"Where are you going and what do you wish?" the old moon asked the three.
"We've come to fish for the herring fish that live in this beautiful sea.
Nets of silver and gold have we," said Wynkin', Blynkin', and Nod.
- Wynken, Blynken and Nod
No book can be appreciated until it has been slept with and dreamed over.
- The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac