Alaric Alexander Watts

(1797-1864 / England)

Alaric Alexander Watts Quotes


    Stranger! if from the crowded walks of life
    Thou lovest to stray, and woo fair Solitude
    Amid her woodland bowers;—silent to brood,
    Apart from world's vanities and strife,
    O'er nature's charms, her fairest haunts behold,
    Let this sweet spot thy roving steps arrest!
    Say, dwells the canker Care within thy breast?
    Yon streamlet, murmuring o'er its sands of gold,
    Shall soothe thee with soft music; and thine eye,—

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