Algernon Swinburne

1837 - 1909

A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on day

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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.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: An Interlude.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on men

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Is not Precedent indeed a King of men? A Word from the Psalmist.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on literature, poets, and sentimentality

It is long since Mr. Carlyle expressed his opinion that if any poet or other literary creature could really be "killed off by one critique" or many, the sooner he was so despatched the better; a sentiment in which I for one humbly but heartily concur.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Under the Microscope.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne

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.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on love

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Marvellous mercies and infinite love.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Les Noyades.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on god, judgment, and time

My loss may shine yet goodlier than your gain When Time and God give judgment.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Marini Faliero. Act. v. Sc. .

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on dreams and nations

Not with dreams, but with blood and with iron, Shall a nation be moulded at last.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: A Word for the Country.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on brevity, death, fear, hope, life, love, and men

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.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: The Garden of Proserpine.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne

Gone deeper than all plummets sound.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Félise.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on death, life, and men

At the door of life by the gate of breath, There are worse things waiting for men than death.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: The Triumph of Time.

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