Quotes

11 November 2014
Gaily bedight, A gallant knight, In sunshine and in shadow, Had journeyed long, Singing a song, In search of Eldorado.
11 November 2014
Mournful and never-ending remembrance.
11 November 2014
Let us dismiss, as irrelevant to the poem per se, the circumstance ... which, in the first place, gave rise to the intention of composing a poem that should suit at once the popular and the critical taste.
11 November 2014
"We should have to be God ourselves!"MWith a phrase so startling as this yet ringing in my ears, I nevertheless venture to demand if this our present ignorance of the Deity is an ignorance to which the soul is everlastingly condemned.
11 November 2014
He must be theory-mad beyond redemption who ... shall ... persist in attempting to reconcile the obstinate oils and waters of Poetry and Truth.
11 November 2014
As an individual, I myself feel impelled to fancy ... a limitless succession of Universes.... Each exists, apart and independently, in the bosom of its proper and particular God.
11 November 2014
We have ... a thirst unquenchable, to allay which he has not shown us the crystal springs. This thirst belongs to the immortality of Man.... It is no mere appreciation of the Beauty before us—but a wild effort to reach the Beauty above.
11 November 2014
a bolder note than this might swell From my lyre within the sky.
11 November 2014
The lady sleeps! Oh, may her sleep, Which is enduring, so be deep! Heaven have her in its sacred keep!
11 November 2014
Far in the forest, dim and old, For her may some tall vault unfold—

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