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20 Famous Quotes by Christina G. Rossetti

The sunrise wakes the lark to sing, The moonrise wakes the nightingale. Come, darkness, moonrise, everything That is so silent, sweet, and pale: Come, so ye wake the nightingale.

Nightingales Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: Bird Raptures

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We shall escape the uphill by never turning back.

Perseverance Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: Amor Mundi

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Consider The lilies of the field whose bloom is brief:-- We are as they; Like them we fade away As doth a leaf.

Mortality Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: Consider

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The loves that meet in Paradise shall cast out fear, And Paradise hath room for you and me and all.

Paradise Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: Saints and Angels (st. 10)

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The angel of spring, the mellow-throated nightingale.

Nightingales Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: Twilight Calm (st. 7)

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Spring bursts to-day, For Christ is risen and all the earth's at play.

Easter Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: Easter Carol

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Hark! that's the nightingale, Telling the self-same tale Her song told when this ancient earth was young: So echoes answered when her song was sung In the first wooded vale.

Nightingales Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: Twilight Calm (st. 7)

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Let but my scarlet head appear And I am held in scorn; Yet juice of subtile virtue lies Within my cup of curious dyes.

Poppies Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: "Consider the Lilies of the Field"

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For there is no friend like a sister, in calm or stormy weather, to cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands.

Sisters Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti

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One by one the flowers close, Lily and dewy rose Shutting their tender petals from the moon.

Evening Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: Twilight Calm

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Somewhere or other there must surely be The face not seen, the voice not heard, The heart that not yet--never yet--ah me! Made answer to my word.

Sympathy Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: Somewhere or Other

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Before green apples blush, Before green nuts embrown, Why, one day in the country Is worth a month in town.

Summer Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: Summer

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It's surely summer. for there's a swallow: Come one swallow, his mate will follow, The bird race quicken and wheel and thicken.

Swallows Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: A Bird Song (st. 2)

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There goes the swallow,-- Could we but follow! Hasty swallow, stay, Point us out the way; Look back swallow, turn back swallow, stop swallow.

Swallows Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: Songs in a Cornfield (st. 7)

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The sunrise wakes the lark to sing, The moonrise wakes the nightingale. Come, darkness, moonrise, everything That is so silent, sweet, and pale: Come, so ye wake the nightingale.

Larks Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: Bird Raptures

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O happy skylark springing Up to the broad, blue sky, Too fearless in thy winging, Too gladsome in thy singing, Thou also soon shalt lie Where no sweet notes are ringing.

Larks Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: Gone Forever (st. 2)

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Wood-pigeons cooed there, stock-doves nestled there; My trees were full on songs and flowers and fruit, Their branches spread a city to the air.

Pigeons Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: From House to Home (st. 7)

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In the bleak midwinter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak midwinter, Long ago.

Winter Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: A Christmas Carol

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The violets whisper from the shade Which their own leaves have made: Men scent our fragrance on the air, Yet take no heed Of humble lessons we would read.

Violets Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: "Consider the Lilies of the Field" (l. 13)

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I plucked a honeysuckle where The hedge on high is quick with thorn, And climbing for the prize, was torn, And fouled my feet in quag-water; And by the thorns and by the wind The blossom that I took was thinn'd And yet I found it sweet and fair.

Honeysuckles Quotes, by Christina G. Rossetti , Source: The Honeysuckle

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