Aikin Barbauld

1743 - 1825

A Quote by Anna Letitia (Aikin) Barbauld on love and world

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The world has little to bestow Where two fond hearts in equal love are joined.

Aikin Barbauld (1743 - 1825)

Source: Delia

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A Quote by Anna Letitia (Aikin) Barbauld on pride and time

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And when midst fallen London, they survey The stone where Alexander's ashes lay, Shall own with humbled pride the lesson must By Time's slow finger written in the dust.

Aikin Barbauld (1743 - 1825)

Source: Eighteen Hundred and Eleven

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A Quote by Anna Letitia (Aikin) Barbauld on appearance, genius, and strength

While Genius was thus wasting his strength in eccentric flights, I saw a person of a very different appearance, named Application.

Aikin Barbauld (1743 - 1825)

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A Quote by Anna Letitia (Aikin) Barbauld on hope and losing

It is to hope, though hope were lost.

Aikin Barbauld (1743 - 1825)

Source: Come Here, Fond Youth.

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A Quote by Anna Letitia (Aikin) Barbauld on consequences and faith

But every act in consequence of our faith, strengthens faith.

Aikin Barbauld (1743 - 1825)

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A Quote by Anna Letitia (Aikin) Barbauld on beginning, education, ideas, and sons

You speak of beginning the education of your son. The moment he was able to form an idea his education was already begun. . . .

Aikin Barbauld (1743 - 1825)

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A Quote by Anna Letitia (Aikin) Barbauld on children and mortality

Child of mortality, whence comest thou? Why is thy countenance sad, and why are thine eyes red with weeping?

Aikin Barbauld (1743 - 1825)

Source: Hymns in Prose. xiii. hope

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A Quote by Anna Letitia (Aikin) Barbauld on death and thought

The dead of midnight is the noon of thought.

Aikin Barbauld (1743 - 1825)

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A Quote by Anna Letitia (Aikin) Barbauld on day

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So fades a summer cloud away; So sinks the gale when storms are over; So gently shuts the eye of day; So dies a wave along the shore.

Aikin Barbauld (1743 - 1825)

Source: The Death of the Virtuous

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A Quote by Anna Letitia (Aikin) Barbauld on friendship, good, life, time, weather, together, pleasant, cloudy, metaphor, friends, sigh, tear, leaving, and farewell

Life! we've been long together, Through pleasant and through cloudy weather; 'Tis hard to part when friends are dear, Perhaps 'twill cost a sigh, a tear; Then steal away, give little warning; Choose thine own time; Say not 'Good-night'; but in some brighter clime Bid me 'Good-morning'.

Aikin Barbauld (1743 - 1825)

Source: Ode to Life

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