Henry Austin Dobson

(18 January 1840 – 2 September 1921 / Plymouth)


  • ''Time goes, you say? Ah, no!
    Alas, Time stays, we go.''
    Henry Austin Dobson (1840-1921), British poet, author. "The Paradox of Time," st. 1, Proverbs in Porcelain (1877).
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A Garden Song

HERE in this sequester'd close
Bloom the hyacinth and rose,
Here beside the modest stock
Flaunts the flaring hollyhock;
Here, without a pang, one sees
Ranks, conditions, and degrees.

All the seasons run their race
In this quiet resting-place;

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