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6 Famous Quotes by Henry Austin Dobson
1/18/1840 - 9/2/1921
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The ladies of St. James's! They're painted to the eyes; Their white is stays for ever, Their red it never dies; But Phyllida, my Phillida! Her colour comes and goes; It trembles to a lily,-- It wavers to a rose.

Beauty Quotes, by Henry Austin Dobson , Source: At the Sign of the Lyre

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What ye have been ye still shall be When we are dust the dust among, O yellow flowers!

Daffodils Quotes, by Henry Austin Dobson , Source: To Daffodils

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When the brain gets as dry as an empty nut, When the reason stands on its squarest toes, When the mind (like a beard) has a "formal cut,"-- There is a place and enough for the pains of prose; But whenever the May-blood stires and glows, And the young year draws to the "golden prime," And Sir Romeo sticks in his ear a rose,-- Then hey! for the ripple of laughing rhyme!

Poetry Quotes, by Henry Austin Dobson , Source: The Ballad of Prose and Rhyme

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All passes, Art alone Enduring stays to us; The Bust out-lasts the throne,-- The coin, Tiberius.

Art Quotes, by Henry Austin Dobson , Source: Ars Victrix, imitated from Theophile Gautier

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Across the noisy street I hear him careless throw One warning utterance sweet; Then faint at first, and low, The full notes closer grow; Hard, what a torrent gush! They pour, they overflow-- Sing on, sing on, O thrush!

Thrushes Quotes, by Henry Austin Dobson , Source: Ballad of the Thrush

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In the School of Coquettes Madam Rose is a scholar,-- O, they fish with all nets In the School of Coquettes! When her brooch she forgets 'Tis to show her new collar; In the School of Coquettes Madam Rose is a scholar!

Coquetry Quotes, by Henry Austin Dobson , Source: Rose-Leaves--Circe

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