angels

A Quote by Samuel Rogers on angels, earth, good, love, purity, and thought

She was good as she was fair, None-none on earth above her! As pure in thought as angels are: To know her was to love her.

Samuel Rogers (1763 - 1855)

Source: Jacqueline. Stanza 1.

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A Quote by Samuel Rogers on angels, caring, and life

A guardian angel o'er his life presiding, Doubling his pleasures, and his cares dividing.

Samuel Rogers (1763 - 1855)

Source: Human Life.

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A Quote by Dr. Samuel Johnson on angels, guilt, love, peace, poverty, power, rest, and sleep

Philips, whose touch harmonious could remove The pangs of guilty power and hapless love! Rest here, distress'd by poverty no more; Here find that calm thou gav'st so oft before; Sleep undisturb'd within this peaceful shrine, Till angels wake thee with a note like thine!

Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)

Source: Epitaph on Claudius Philips, the Musician.

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A Quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo on angels, devil, humility, men, and pride

It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

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A Quote by Robert Perry on angels and hell

For a ploy hatched in hell, don't expect angels for witnesses.

Robert Perry

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A Quote by Robert Burton on angels, good, and life

Every man hath a good and a bad angel attending on him in particular, all his life long.

Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)

Source: Anatomy of Melancholy

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A Quote by Robert Burns on angels and life

The golden hours on angel wings Flew o'er me and my dearie; For dear to me as light and life Was my sweet Highland Mary.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Highland Mary.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on angels and songs

Oh their Rafael of the dear Madonnas, Oh their Dante of the dread Inferno, Wrote one song-and in my brain I sing it; Drew one angel-borne, see, on my bosom!

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

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A Quote by Robert Browning on angels, impulses, instinct, joy, laws, life, and soul

The ultimate, angels' law, Indulging every instinct of the soul There where law, life, joy, impulse are one thing!

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: A Death in the Desert.

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A Quote by Robert Blair on angels and good

The good he scorn'd Stalk'd off reluctant, like an ill-us'd ghost, Not to return; or if it did, its visits Like those of angels, short, and far between.

Robert Blair (1699 - 1746)

Source: The Grave, line 586, (1743)

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