The poetry of earth is never dead.
John Keats (1795 - 1821)
Source: On the Grasshopper and Cricket.
Contributed by: Zaady
His religion at best is an anxious wish,-like that of Rabelais, a great Perhaps.
Source: Burns. Edinburgh Review, 1828.
We have oftener than once endeavoured to attach some meaning to that aphorism, vulgarly imputed to Shaftesbury, which however we can find nowhere in his works, that "ridicule is the test of truth."
Source: Voltaire. Foreign Review, 1829.
Silence is deep as Eternity, speech is shallow as Time.
Source: Sir Walter Scott. London and Westminster Review, 1838.
Thou foster-child of Silence and slow Time.
Source: Ode on a Grecian Urn.
Thou, silent form, doth tease us out of thought As doth eternity: Cold Pastoral!
O magic sleep! O comfortable bird, That broodest o'er the troubled sea of the mind Till it is hush'd and smooth!
So many, and so many, and such glee.
Source: Endymion. Book iv.
To sorrow I bade good-morrow, And thought to leave her far away behind; But cheerly, cheerly, She loves me dearly; She is so constant to me, and so kind.
E'en like the passage of an angel's tear That falls through the clear ether silently.
Source: To One who has been long in City pent.
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