Lofty designs must close in like effects.
Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)
Source: A Grammarian's Funeral.
Contributed by: Zaady
Are there not, dear Michael, Two points in the adventure of the diver,- One, when a beggar he prepares to plunge; One, when a prince he rises with his pearl? Festus, I plunge.
Source: Paracelsus. Part i.
In the morning of the world, When earth was nigher heaven than now.
Source: Pippa Passes. Part iii.
Was never evening yet But seemed far beautifuller than its day.
Source: The Ring and the Book. Pompilia. Line 357.
Day! Faster and more fast. O'er night's brim, day boils at last.
Source: Pippa Passes
The sad rhyme of the men who proudly clung To their first fault, and withered in their pride.
Source: Paracelsus. Part iv.
And inasmuch as feeling, the East's gift, Is quick and transient,- comes, and lo! is gone, While Northern thought is slow and durable.
Source: Luria. Act. v.
When the fight begins within himself, A man 's worth something.
Source: Men and Women. Bishop Blougram's Apology.
White shall not neutralize the black, nor good Compensate bad in man, absolve him so: Life's business being just the terrible choice.
Source: The Ring and the Book. The Pope. Line 1236.
One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, Never doubted clouds would break, Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph, Held we fall to rise, are baffled to fight better, Sleep to wake
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