James Lowell

1819 - 1891

A Quote by James Russell Lowell

Gineral C. is a dreffle smart man; He 's ben on all sides thet give places or pelf; But consistency still wuz a part of his plan,- He 's ben true to one party, an' thet is himself.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: The Biglow Papers. First Series. No. ii.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on god, murder, and war

Ez fer war, I call it murder,- There you hev it plain an' flat; I don't want to go no furder Than my Testyment fer that. . . . . . An' you 've gut to git up airly Ef you want to take in God.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: The Biglow Papers. First Series. No. i.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell

Under the yaller pines I house, When sunshine makes 'em all sweet-scented, An' hear among their furry boughs The baskin' west-wind purr contented.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Second Series. The Courtin'. No. x.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on earth and women

Earth's noblest thing,-a woman perfected.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Irené.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on action and world

Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Rousseau and the Sentimentalists.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on good

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Let us be of good cheer, however, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Democracy and Addresses.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on good

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Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never happen.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on angels, death, glory, god, love, poverty, sorrow, and spirit

'Tis sorrow builds the shining ladder up, Whose golden rounds are our calamities, Whereon our firm feet planting, nearer God The spirit climbs, and hath its eyes unsealed. True it is that Death's face seems stern and cold When he is sent to summon those we love; But all God's angels come to us disguised; Sorrow and sickness, poverty and death, One after another, lift their frowning masks, And we behold the Seraph's face beneath, All radiant with the Glory and the calm Of having looked upon the front of God.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on mind

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Like streams that keep a summer mind Snow-hid in Jenooary.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Second Series. The Courtin'.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on heart and secrets

To win the secret of a weed's plain heart.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Sonnet xxv.

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