Algernon Swinburne

1837 - 1909

A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on beauty

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Though one were fair as roses His beauty clouds and closes.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: The Garden of Proserpine.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on day, god, and love

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Our way is where God knows And Love knows where: We are in Love's hand to-day.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Love at Sea.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on friendship

Stately, kindly, lordly friend Condescend Here to sit by me.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: To a Cat.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on failure and songs

The more congenial page of some tenth-rate poeticule worn out with failure after failure and now squat in his hole like the tailless fox, he is curled up to snarl and whimper beneath the inaccessible vine of song.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Under the Microscope.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on babies and world

The sweetest flowers in all the world- A baby's hands.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Etude réalistique.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on poets

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The tadpole poet will never grow into anything bigger than a frog; not though in that stage of development he should puff and blow himself till he bursts with windy adulation at the heels of the laureled ox.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Under the Microscope.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne

The thorns he spares when the rose is taken; The rocks are left when he wastes the plain; The wind that wanders, the weeds wind-shaken, These remain.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: A forsaken Garden.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne

Those eyes the greenest of things blue The bluest of things grey.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Félise.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on life, sleep, and vision

His life is a watch or a vision Between a sleep and a sleep.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Atalanta in Calydon. Chorus.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on speech

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His speech is a burning fire.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Atalanta in Calydon. Chorus.

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