Mary Botham Howitt

(1799-1888 / England)

Mary Botham Howitt Quotes

Coming Spring

In all the years which have been,
The spring hath green'd the bough -
The gladsome hopeful spring-time! -
Keep heart! It comes even now.

The winter-time departeth;
The early flowers expand;
The blackbird and the turtle-dove
Are heard throughout the land.

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