She stood breast-high amid the corn Clasp'd by the golden light of morn, Like the sweetheart of the sun, Who many a glowing kiss had won.
Thomas Hood (1798 - 1845)
Contributed by: Zaady
Spurn'd by the young, but hugg'd by the old To the very verge of the churchyard mould.
Source: Her Moral.
O men with sisters dear, O men with mothers and wives, It is not linen you 're wearing out, But human creatures' lives!
Source: The Song of the Shirt.
I saw old Autumn in the misty morn Stand shadowless like Silence, listening To silence.
Source: Ode; Autumn
There is a silence where hath been no sound, There is a silence where no sound may be,- In the cold grave, under the deep, deep sea, Or in the wide desert where no life is found.
Source: Sonnet. Silence.
A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.
Source: see Oliver Wendell Holmes
There's Bardus, a six-foot column of fop, A lighthouse without any light atop.
Source: Miss Kilmansegg. Her First Step
A man that 's fond precociously of stirring Must be a spoon.
Source: Morning Meditations.
And there is even a happiness That makes the heart afraid.
Source: Ode to Melancholy.
Another tumble! That 's his precious nose!
Source: Parental Ode to my Infant Son.
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