Or shipwrecked, kindles on the coast False fires, that others may be lost.
William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)
Source: To the Lady Fleming.
Contributed by: Zaady
The silence that is in the starry sky.
Source: Song at the Feast of Broughton Castle.
O Reader! had you in your mind Such stores as silent thought can bring, O gentle Reader! you would find A tale in everything.
Source: Simon Lee.
A simple child That lightly draws its breath, And feels its life in every limb, What should it know of death?
Source: We are Seven.
How many undervalue the power of simplicity ! But it is the real key to the heart.
Society became my glittering bride, And airy hopes my children.
Source: The Excursion. Book iii.
The soft blue sky did never melt Into his heart; he never felt The witchery of the soft blue sky!
Source: Peter Bell. Part i. Stanza 15.
Soft is the music that would charm forever; The flower of sweetest smell is shy and lowly.
Source: Not Love, not War.
A famous man is Robin Hood, The English ballad-singer's joy.
Source: Rob Roy's Grave.
My eyes are dim with childish tears, My heart is idly stirred, For the same sound is in my ears Which in those days I heard.
Source: The Fountain.
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