I love her with a love as still As a broad river's peaceful might, Which by high tower and lowly mill, Goes wandering at its own will, And yet does ever flow aright.
James Lowell (1819 - 1891)
Contributed by: Zaady
Whoever can endure unmixed delight, whoever can tolerate music and painting and poetry all in one, whoever wishes to be rid of thought and to let the busy anvils of the brain be silent for a time, let him read in the "Faery Queen."
They are slaves who fear to speak For the fallen and the weak. . . . . . . They are slaves who dare not be In the right with two or three.
Source: Stanzas on Freedom.
They enslave their children's children who make compromise with sin.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
We kind o' thought Christ went agin war an' pillage.
Source: The Biglow Papers. First Series. No. iii.
Behind the dim unknown, Standeth God within the shadow, keeping watch above his own.
Source: The Present Crisis
A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.
Mishaps are like knives, that either serve as or cut us, as we grip them by the blade or by the handle.
Aspiration sees only one side of every question; possession many.
Source: New England Two Centuries ago.
If I were asked what book is better than a cheap book, I should answer that there is one book better than a cheap book,-and that is a book honestly come by.
Source: Before the U. S. Senate Committee on Patents, Jan. 29, 1886.
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