Like rose-hued sea-flowers toward the heat, They stretch and spread and wink Their ten soft buds that part and meet.
Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)
Source: Etude réalistique.
Contributed by: Zaady
Marvellous mercies and infinite love.
Source: Les Noyades.
My loss may shine yet goodlier than your gain When Time and God give judgment.
Source: Marini Faliero. Act. v. Sc. .
Not with dreams, but with blood and with iron, Shall a nation be moulded at last.
Source: A Word for the Country.
From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no man lives forever, That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.
Source: The Garden of Proserpine.
Gone deeper than all plummets sound.
His life is a watch or a vision Between a sleep and a sleep.
Source: Atalanta in Calydon. Chorus.
His speech is a burning fire.
I remember the way we parted, The day and the way we met; You hoped we were both broken-hearted And knew we should both forget.
Source: An Interlude.
At the door of life by the gate of breath, There are worse things waiting for men than death.
Source: The Triumph of Time.
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