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Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Thou hast conquered, O pale Galilean; the world has grown grey from thy breath;/ We have drunken of things Lethean, and fed on the fullness of death Thou hast conquered, O pale Galilean; the world has grown grey from thy breath;/ We have drunken of things Lethean, and fed on the fullness of death
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: For till the thunder and trumpet be,Soul may divide from body, but not weOne from another For till the thunder and trumpet be,
Soul may divide from body, but not we
One from another
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Fate is a sea without a shore, and the soul is a rock that abides. Fate is a sea without a shore, and the soul is a rock that abides.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Ask nothing more of me sweet;All I can give you I give;Heart of my heart were it more,More would be laid at your feet.. Ask nothing more of me sweet;
All I can give you I give;
Heart of my heart were it more,
More would be laid at your feet..
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Save his own soul he hath no star. Save his own soul he hath no star.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Hope thou not much, and fear thou not at all. Hope thou not much, and fear thou not at all.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Glory to Man in the highest! For Man is the master of things. Glory to Man in the highest! For Man is the master of things.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: There is no such thing as a dumb poet or a handless painter. The essence of an artist is that he should be articulate. There is no such thing as a dumb poet or a handless painter. The essence of an artist is that he should be articulate.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Life is the lust of a lamp for the light that is dark till the dawn of the day that we die. Life is the lust of a lamp for the light that is dark till the dawn of the day that we die.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: But now, you are twain, you are cloven apartFlesh of his flesh, but heart of my heart. But now, you are twain, you are cloven apart
Flesh of his flesh, but heart of my heart.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: For no man under the sky lives twice For no man under the sky lives twice
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: As a god self-slain on his own strange altar, Death lies dead. As a god self-slain on his own strange altar, Death lies dead.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: The sun is all about the world we see, the breath and strength of every spring. The sun is all about the world we see, the breath and strength of every spring.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: The sweetest flowers in all the world- A baby's hands. The sweetest flowers in all the world- A baby's hands.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Yet leave me not; yet, if thou wilt, be free; love me no more, but love my love of thee. Yet leave me not; yet, if thou wilt, be free; love me no more, but love my love of thee.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: For the crown of our life as it closes Is darkness, the fruit thereof dust; No thorns go as deep as a rose's, And love is more cruel than lust. For the crown of our life as it closes Is darkness, the fruit thereof dust; No thorns go as deep as a rose's, And love is more cruel than lust.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Forget that I remember And dream that I forget. Forget that I remember And dream that I forget.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: In a land of sand and ruin and goldThere shone one woman, and none but she In a land of sand and ruin and gold
There shone one woman, and none but she
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Love is more cruel than lust. Love is more cruel than lust.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: I am that which unloves me and loves; I am stricken, and I am the blow. I am that which unloves me and loves; I am stricken, and I am the blow.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: I shall sleep, and move with the moving ships, Change as the winds change, veer in the tide. I shall sleep, and move with the moving ships, Change as the winds change, veer in the tide.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: The loves and hours of the life of a man,They are swift and sad, being born of the sea. The loves and hours of the life of a man,
They are swift and sad, being born of the sea.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Body and spirit are twins: God only knows which is which. Body and spirit are twins: God only knows which is which.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: In hawthorn-time the heart grows light. In hawthorn-time the heart grows light.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Faith speaks when hope is disassembled; faith lives when hope dies dead. Faith speaks when hope is disassembled; faith lives when hope dies dead.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: All the world is bitter as a tear All the world is bitter as a tear
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Sorrow, on wing through the world for ever, Here and there for awhile would borrow Rest, if rest might haply deliver Sorrow ... Sorrow, on wing through the world for ever, Here and there for awhile would borrow Rest, if rest might haply deliver Sorrow ...
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: In the world of dreams, I have chosen my part. In the world of dreams, I have chosen my part.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: There grows No herb of help to heal a coward heart. There grows No herb of help to heal a coward heart.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: When I hear that a friend has fallen into matrimony, I feel the same sorrow as if I had heard of his lapsing into theism. When I hear that a friend has fallen into matrimony, I feel the same sorrow as if I had heard of his lapsing into theism.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Time turns the old days to derision, Our loves into corpses or wives; And marriage and death and division Make barren our lives. Time turns the old days to derision, Our loves into corpses or wives; And marriage and death and division Make barren our lives.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: While three men hold together, the kingdoms are less by three. While three men hold together, the kingdoms are less by three.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: There is no safety-net to protect against attraction. There is no safety-net to protect against attraction.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Love laid his sleepless headOn a thorny rose bed:And his eyes with tears were red,And pale his lips as the dead. Love laid his sleepless head
On a thorny rose bed:
And his eyes with tears were red,
And pale his lips as the dead.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Fear that makes faith may break faith. Fear that makes faith may break faith.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: On the mountains of memory by the world's wellsprings, in all man's eyes, where the light of life of him is on all past things, death only dies. On the mountains of memory by the world's wellsprings, in all man's eyes, where the light of life of him is on all past things, death only dies.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Love, till dawn sunder night from day with fire Dividing my delight and my desire ... Love, till dawn sunder night from day with fire Dividing my delight and my desire ...
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Hope knows not if fear speaks truth, nor fear whether hope be blind as she. Hope knows not if fear speaks truth, nor fear whether hope be blind as she.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: A man is not an orange. You can't eat the fruit and throw the peel away. A man is not an orange. You can't eat the fruit and throw the peel away.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Our way is where God knowsAnd Love knows where:We are in Love's hand to-day. Our way is where God knows
And Love knows where:
We are in Love's hand to-day.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Not with dreams, but with blood and with iron, Shall a nation be moulded at last. Not with dreams, but with blood and with iron, Shall a nation be moulded at last.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Sleep; and if life was bitter to thee, pardon, If sweet, give thanks; thou hast no more to live; And to give thanks is good, and to forgive. Sleep; and if life was bitter to thee, pardon, If sweet, give thanks; thou hast no more to live; And to give thanks is good, and to forgive.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: And the best and the worst of this is That neither is most to blame, If you have forgotten my kisses And I have forgotten your name. And the best and the worst of this is That neither is most to blame, If you have forgotten my kisses And I have forgotten your name.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Despair the twin-born of devotion. Despair the twin-born of devotion.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Doubt is faith in the main: but faith, on the whole, is doubt;We cannot believe by proof: but could we believe without? Doubt is faith in the main: but faith, on the whole, is doubt;
We cannot believe by proof: but could we believe without?
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Today will die tomorrow. Today will die tomorrow.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Where might is, the right is:Long purses make strong swords.Let weakness learn meekness:God save the House of Lords! Where might is, the right is:
Long purses make strong swords.
Let weakness learn meekness:
God save the House of Lords!
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Change lays not her hand upon truth. Change lays not her hand upon truth.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Time stoops to no man's lure. Time stoops to no man's lure.
Algernon Charles Swinburne quotes: Is not Precedent indeed a King of men? A Word from the Psalmist. Is not Precedent indeed a King of men? A Word from the Psalmist.