William Cullen Bryant

1794 - 1878

A Quote by William Cullen Bryant

And sighs to find them in the wood and by the stream no more.

William Cullen Bryant (1794 - 1878)

Source: The Death of the Flowers.

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A Quote by William Cullen Bryant

The stormy March has come at last, With winds and clouds and changing skies; I hear the rushing of the blast That through the snowy valley flies.

William Cullen Bryant (1794 - 1878)

Source: March.

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A Quote by William Cullen Bryant on god

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The groves were God's first temples.

William Cullen Bryant (1794 - 1878)

Source: A Forest Hymn.

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A Quote by William Cullen Bryant

The hills, Rock-ribbed, and ancient as the sun.

William Cullen Bryant (1794 - 1878)

Source: Thanatopsis

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A Quote by William Cullen Bryant on change, stability, and world

Weep not that the world changes - did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were cause indeed to weep.

William Cullen Bryant (1794 - 1878)

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A Quote by William Cullen Bryant on death, dreams, lies, silence, slavery, and trust

So live, that when thy summons comes to join The innumerable caravan which moves To that mysterious realm where each shall take His chamber in the silent halls of death, Thou go not, like the quarry-slave at night, Scourged to his dungeon, but sustained and soothed By an unfaltering trust, approach thy grave Like one that wraps the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.

William Cullen Bryant (1794 - 1878)

Source: Thanatopsis

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A Quote by William Cullen Bryant on mankind, spirit, and strength

Here the free spirit of mankind, at length, Throws its last fetters off; and who shall place A limit to the giant's unchained strength, Or curb his swiftness in the forward race?

William Cullen Bryant (1794 - 1878)

Source: The Ages. xxxiii.

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A Quote by William Cullen Bryant on language, love, and nature

To him who in the love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language.

William Cullen Bryant (1794 - 1878)

Source: Thanatopsis.

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