A man's silence is wonderful to listen to.
Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928)
Contributed by: jemmeroni
If a path to the better there be, it begins with a full look at the worst.
Contributed by: Ryan
. . . the cruelty that goes under the barbarous regime we call civilisation.
Contributed by: Zaady
. . . he seemed to approach the grave as an hyperbolic curve approaches a line, less directly as he got nearer, till it was doubtful if he would ever reach it at all.
Source: Far from the Madding Crowd.
Silence is wonderful to listen to.
Silent? Ah, he is silent! He can keep silence well. That man's silence is wonderful to listen to.
Source: Under the Greenwood Tree
A little one-eyed, blinking sort o' place.
Source: Tess of the D’Urbervilles
But-a stirring thrills the air Like to sounds of joyance there That the rages Of the ages Shall be cancelled, and deliverance offered from the darts that were, Consciousness the Will informing, till it fashion all things fair!
Source: The Dynasts
And the spirits of those who were homing Passed on, rushingly, Like the Pentecost Wind.
Source: Souls of the Slain
Ah! stirring times we live in-stirring times.
Source: Far From the Madding Crowd
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