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237 Famous Quotes by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
2/27/1807 - 3/24/1984
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The world loves a spice of wickedness.

Wickedness Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Hyperion (ch. VII, bk. I)

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That beautiful season . . . the Summer of All-Saints! Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light; and the landscape Lay as if new created in all the freshness of childhood.

Summer Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Evangeline (pt. I, st. 2)

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Very hot and still the air was, Very smooth the gliding river, Motionless the sleeping shadows.

Summer Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Hiawatha (pt. XVIII, l. 54)

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O summer day beside the joyous sea! O summer day so wonderful and white, So full of gladness and so full of pain! Forever and forever shalt thou be To some the gravestone of a dead delight, To some the landmark of a new domain.

Summer Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Summer Day by the Sea

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I should think your tongue has broken its chain.

Tongue Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Christus--The Golden Legend (pt. IV)

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Listen, every one That listen may, unto a tale That's merrier than the nightingale. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Tales of a Wayside Inn (pt. III,),

Listening Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Tales of a Wayside Inn (pt. III,), The Sicilian's Tale--Interlude Before the Monk of Casal-Maggiore

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The swallow is come! The swallow is come! O, fair are the seasons, and light Are the days that she brings, With her dusky wings, And her bosom snowy white!

Swallows Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Hyperion (bk. II, ch. I)

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Do you ne'er think what wondrous beings these? Do you ne'er think who made them, and who taught The dialect they speak, where melodies Alone are the interpreters of thought? Whose household words are songs in many keys, Sweeter than instrument of man e'er caught! - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,

Birds Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Tales of a Wayside Inn--The Poet's Tale--The Birds of Killingworth

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In the thickets and the meadows Piped the bluebird, the Owaissa. On the summit of the lodges Sang the robin, the Opechee.

Bluebirds Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Hiawatha (pt. XXI)

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The song-birds leave us at the summer's close, Only the empty nests are left behind, And pipings of the quail among the sheaves.

Quail Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: The Harvest Moon

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This is the forest primeval.

Trees Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Evangeline (introduction)

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For thine own purpose, thou hast sent The strife and the discouragement!

Perseverance Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Christus--The Golden Legend (pt. II)

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Your supper is like the Hidalgo's dinner; very little meat, and a great deal of tablecloth.

Eating Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Spanish Student (act I, sc. 4)

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The atmosphere Breathes rest and comfort and the many chambers Seem full of welcomes.

Inns Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Masque of Pandora (pt. V, l. 33)

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A region of repose it seems, A place of slumber and of dreams.

Inns Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Tales of a Wayside Inn (pt. I, prelude, l. 18)

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O child! O new-born denizen Of life's great city! on thy head The glory of morn is shed, Like a celestial benison! Here at the portal thou dost stand, And with thy little hand Thou openest the mysterious gate Into the future's undiscovered land.

Babyhood Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: To a Child

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Be still, sad heart, and cease repining; Behind the clouds the sun is shining; Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life some rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary.

Rain Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: An April Day

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The ceaseless rain is falling fast, And yonder gilded vane, Immovable for three days past, Points to the misty main.

Rain Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Travels by the Fireside (st. 1)

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Down sank the great red sun, and in golden, glimmering vapors Veiled the light of his face, like the Prophet descending from Sinai.

Sunset Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Evangeline (pt. I, sec. IV)

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After a day of cloud and wind and rain Sometimes the setting sun breaks out again, And touching all the darksome woods with light, Smiles on the fields until they laugh and sing, Then like a ruby from the horizon's ring, Drops down into the night.

Sunset Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Hanging of the Crane (pt. VII)

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The star of the unconquered will, He rises in my breast, Serene, and resolute, and still, And calm, and self-possessed.

Will Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: The Light of Stars (st. 7)

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A boy's will is the wind's will.

Will Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: My Lost Youth

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Will without power is like children playing at soldiers. - quoted by Thomas Babington Macaulay, The Rovers (act IV),

Will Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: My Lost Youth

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I hear the wind among the trees Playing the celestial symphonies; I see the branches downward bent, Like keys of some great instrument.

Wind Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: A Day of Sunshine (st. 3)

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Chill airs and wintry winds! my ear Has grown familiar with your song; I hear it in the opening year, I listen, and it cheers me long.

Wind Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Woods in Winter (st. 7)

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