Algernon Swinburne

1837 - 1909

A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on change and truth

Change lays not her hand upon truth.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Dedication.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on despair

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Despair the twin-born of devotion.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Dolores.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on faith and fear

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Fear that makes faith may break faith.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Bothwell. Act i. Sc. .

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on fate

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For in the days we know not of Did fate begin Weaving the web of days that wove Your doom.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Faustine.

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on dreams

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Forget that I remember And dream that I forget.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Rococo.

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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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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne

Thou has conquered, O pale Galilean.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on judgment

Though our works Find righteous or unrighteous judgment, this At least is ours, to make them righteous.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Marini Faliero. Act iii. Sc. .

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on friendship and poets

There was a poor poet named Clough, Whom his friends all united to puff, But the public, though dull, Had not such a skull As belonged to believers in Clough.

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: Essays and Studies

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A Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne on earth, heaven, paradise, and sleep

Who knows but on their sleep may rise Such light as never heaven let through To lighten earth from Paradise?

Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)

Source: A Baby’s Death.

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