Say not "a small event!" Why "small"? Costs it more pain that this ye call A "great event" should come to pass From that? Untwine me from the mass Of deeds which make up life, one deed Power shall fall short in or exceed!
Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)
Source: Pippa Passes. Introduction.
Contributed by: Zaady
And I have written three books on the soul, Proving absurd all written hitherto, And putting us to ignorance again.
Earth changes, but thy soul and God stand sure.
Source: Rabbi Ben Ezra.
Oh never star Was lost here but it rose afar.
Source: Waring. ii.
A minute's success pays the failure of years.
Source: Apollo and the Fates
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Most progress is most failure.
There 's a woman like a dewdrop, she 's so purer than the purest. A Blot in the 'Scutcheon.
Source: A Soul's Tragedy. Act i. Sc. iii.
Rafael made a century of sonnets.
Source: One Word More.
In the great right of an excessive wrong.
Source: The Ring and the Book. The other Half-Rome. Line 1055.
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