The passages of Shakespeare that we most prize were never quoted until within this century.
Douglas Jerrold (1803 - 1857)
Source: Quotation and Originality.
Contributed by: Zaady
The silent organ loudest chants The master's requiem.
Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
Nor mourn the unalterable Days That Genius goes and Folly stays.
Nor sequent centuries could hit Orbit and sum of Shakespeare's wit.
Oh, tenderly the haughty day Fills his blue urn with fire.
Source: Ode, Concord, July 4, 1857.
Olympian bards who sung Divine ideas below, Which always find us young And always keep us so.
Source: Ode to Beauty.
Some people are so fond of ill-luck that they run half-way to meet it.
Source: Meeting Troubles Half-way.
Talk to him of Jacob's ladder, and he would ask the number of the steps.
Source: A Matter-of-fact Man.
That fellow would vulgarize the day of judgment.
Source: A Comic Author.
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