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 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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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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