James Lowell

1819 - 1891

A Quote by James Russell Lowell on grief and joy

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Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: The Vision of Sir Launfal. Prelude to Part First.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell

She doeth little kindnesses Which most leave undone, or despise.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: My Love. iv.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on glory, shame, and women

Laborin' man an' laborin' woman Hev one glory an' one shame; Ev'y thin' thet' s done inhuman Injers all on 'em the same.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on failure and judgment

I tell ye wut, my judgment is you're pooty sure to fail, Ez long 'z the head keeps turnin' back for counsel to the the tail.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: The Biglow Papers, Second Series

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on fate and life

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Life seems a jest of Fate's contriving.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Harvard Commemoration Ode, 1865, IV

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on eternity and soul

Great truths are portions of the soul of man; Great souls are portions of eternity.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Sonnet vi.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on country, earth, nations, and soul

Earth's biggest country 's gut her soul, An' risen up earth's greatest nation.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on god, happiness, and heart

Now the heart is so full that a drop overfills it; We are happy now because God wills it.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: The Vision of Sir Launfal. Prelude to Part First.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell

Our Pilgrim stock wuz pithed with hardihood.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on world

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The one thing finished in this hasty world.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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