Earth hath no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.
Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852)
Contributed by: Zaady
This narrow isthmus 'twixt two boundless seas, The past, the future: - two eternities!
Source: quoting from Lalla Rookh: The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan.
I knew, by the smoke that so gracefully curl'd Above the green elms, that a cottage was near; And I said, "If there's peace to be found in the world, A heart that was humble might hope for it here."
Source: Ballad Stanzas.
Every season hath its pleasures; Spring may boast her flowery prime, Yet the vineyard's ruby treasures Brighten Autumn's soberer time.
And oh if there be an Elysium on earth, It is this, it is this!
Faith is a gift of spirit that allows the soul to remain attached to its own unfolding. When faith is soulful, it is always planted in the soil of wonder and questioning.
Where bastard Freedom waves The fustian flag in mockery over slaves.
Source: To the Lord Viscount Forbes, written from the City of Washington.
Ask a woman's advice, and whatever she advise, do the the reverse and you are sure to be wise.
Faintly as tolls the evening chime, Our voices keep tune and our oars keep time.
Source: A Canadian Boat-Song.
Row, brothers, row, the stream runs fast, The rapids are near, and the daylight 's past.
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