James Lowell

1819 - 1891

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 logic

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It ["The Ancient Mariner"] is marvellous in its mastery over that delightfully fortuitous inconsequence that is the adamantine logic of dreamland.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Coleridge.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell

Zekle crep' up quite unbeknown An' peeked in thru' the winder, An' there sot Huldy all alone, 'Ith no one nigh to hender.

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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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on clarity and power

Such power there is in clear-eyed self-restraint.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on emotion and sentimentality

Sentiment is intellectualized emotion,-emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Rousseau and the Sentimentalists.

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