Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower;We will grieve not, rather find Strength in what remains behind
William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)
Source: Intimations of Immortality
Contributed by: Zaady
Stern Daughter of the Voice of God!
Source: Ode to Duty.
Stern Winter loves a dirge-like sound.
Source: On the Power of Sound. xii.
Yet sometimes, when the secret cup Of still and serious thought went round, It seemed as if he drank it up, He felt with spirit so profound.
Source: see Matthew 26:27-28
There is a comfort in the strength of love: 'Twill make a thing endurable, which else Would overset the brain, or break the heart.
The bosom-weight, your stubborn gift, That no philosophy can lift.
That inward eye Which is the bliss of solitude.
Source: I wandered lonely.
That mighty orb of song, The divine Milton.
Source: The Excursion. Book i.
Scorn not the sonnet. Critic, you have frowned, Mindless of its just honours; with this key Shakespeare unlocked his heart.
Source: Scorn not the Sonnet.
Some natural sorrow, loss, or pain That has been, and may be again.
Source: The Solitary Reaper.
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