Sweet childish days, that were as long As twenty days are now.
William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)
Source: To a Butterfly. I 've watched you now a full half-hour.
Contributed by: Zaady
This dull product of a scoffer's pen.
Source: The Excursion. Book ii.
Earth helped him with the cry of blood.
Source: Song at the Feast of Broughton Castle.
"A jolly place," said he, "in times of old! But something ails it now: the spot is cursed."
Source: Hart-leap Well. Part ii.
Whom neither shape of danger can dismay, Nor thought of tender happiness betray.
Source: Character of the Happy Warrior.
But he is risen, a later star of dawn.
Source: A Morning Exercise.
To me the meanest flower that blows can give Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears.
Source: Intimations of Immortality. Stanza 11.
The gods approve The depth, and not the tumult, of the soul.
Recognizes ever and anon The breeze of Nature stirring in his soul.
Source: The Excursion. Book iv.
How fast has brother followed brother, From sunshine to the sunless land!
Source: Extempore Effusion upon the Death of James Hogg.
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