Truths that wake, To perish never.
William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)
Source: Intimations of Immortality. Stanza 9.
Contributed by: Zaady
By happy chance we saw A twofold image: on a grassy bank A snow-white ram, and in the crystal flood Another and the same!
Source: The Excursion. Book ix.
A remnant of uneasy light.
Source: The Matron of Jedborough.
Meek Nature's evening comment on the shows That for oblivion take their daily birth From all the fuming vanities of earth.
Source: Sky-Prospect from the Plain of France.
A violet by a mossy stone Half hidden from the eye; Fair as a star, when only one Is shining in the sky.
Source: She dwelt among the untrodden ways.
The budding rose above the rose full blown.
Source: The Prelude. Book xi.
Ah, what a warning for a thoughtless man, Could field or grove, could any spot of earth, Show to his eye an image of the pangs Which it hath witnessed,-render back an echo Of the sad steps by which it hath been trod!
Source: The Excursion. Book vi.
In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts Bring sad thoughts to the mind.
Source: Lines written in Early Spring.
On a fair prospect some have looked, And felt, as I have heard them say, As if the moving time had been A thing as steadfast as the scene On which they gazed themselves away.
Source: Peter Bell. Part i. Stanza 16.
Up! up! my friend, and quit your books, Or surely you 'll grow double! Up! up! my friend, and clear your looks! Why all this toil and trouble?
Source: The Tables Turned.
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