William Henry Drummond

1854 - 1907

A Quote by William Henry Drummond on kiss and death

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I long to kiss the image of my death.

William Henry Drummond (1854 - 1907)

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Third Edition

Contributed by: heather

A Quote by William Henry Drummond on beauty, birth, earth, eternity, fatherhood, food, glory, god, gold, good, heaven, joy, love, mankind, power, reason, salvation, songs, soul, truth, and world

Bright portals of the sky, Emboss'd with sparkling stars, Doors of eternity, With diamantine bars, Your arras rich uphold, Loose all your bolts and springs, Ope wide your leaves of gold, That in your roofs may come the King of Kings. O well-spring of this All! Thy Father's image vive; Word, that from nought did call What is, doth reason, live; The soul's eternal food, Earth's joy, delight of heaven; All truth, love, beauty, good: To thee, to thee be praises ever given! O glory of the heaven! O sole delight of earth! To thee all power be given, God's uncreated birth! Of mankind lover true, Indearer of his wrong, Who doth the world renew, Still be thou our salvation and our song!

William Henry Drummond (1854 - 1907)

Source: “Christmas Day”

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Henry Drummond on bigotry, reason, and slavery

He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; and he that dares not reason is a slave.

William Henry Drummond (1854 - 1907)

Contributed by: Zaady

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