Farewell happy fields, Where joy forever dwells: hail, horrors!
John Milton (1608 - 1674)
Source: Paradise Lost. Book i. Line 249.
Contributed by: Zaady
Adieu, mes amis. Je vais la gloire. (Farewell, my friends! I go to glory!)
When I can read my title clear To mansions in the skies, I'll bid farewell to every fear, And wipe my weeping eyes.
Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)
Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book ii. Hymn 65.
The air is full of farewells to the dying, And mournings for the dead.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)
Farewell, farewell to thee, Araby's daughter! Thus warbled a Peri beneath the dark sea.
Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)
Source: The Fire-Worshippers.
When the bold branches Bid farewell to rainbow leaves - Welcome wool sweaters.
Farewell to Lochaber, farewell to my Jean, Where heartsome wi' thee I hae mony days been; For Lochaber no more, Lochaber no more, We 'll maybe return to Lochaber no more.
Allan Ramsay (1686 - 1758)
Source: Lochaber No More, 1724
Anchors aweigh, my boys, Anchors aweigh! Farewell to college joys, We sail at break of day.
Alfred Hart Miles (1883 - 1956)
Source: Anchors Aweigh, 1907
Luxurious lobster-nights, farewell, For sober, studious days!
Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)
Source: A Farewell to London, 1715
Dear, damned, distracting town, farewell! Thy fools no more I'll tease: This year in peace, ye critics, dwell, Ye harlots, sleep at ease!
Copyright © 2014 Gaiam, Inc.