Change lays not her hand upon truth.
Algernon Swinburne (1837 - 1909)
Contributed by: Zaady
Despair the twin-born of devotion.
Fear that makes faith may break faith.
Source: Bothwell. Act i. Sc. .
For in the days we know not of Did fate begin Weaving the web of days that wove Your doom.
Forget that I remember And dream that I forget.
At the door of life by the gate of breath, There are worse things waiting for men than death.
Source: The Triumph of Time.
Thou has conquered, O pale Galilean.
Though our works Find righteous or unrighteous judgment, this At least is ours, to make them righteous.
Source: Marini Faliero. Act iii. Sc. .
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.
Source: Essays and Studies
Who knows but on their sleep may rise Such light as never heaven let through To lighten earth from Paradise?
Source: A Baby’s Death.
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