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12 Famous Quotes by Jean Ingelow
3/17/1820 - 7/20/1897
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"O fateful flower beside the rill-- The Daffodil, the daffodil!"

Daffodils Quotes, by Jean Ingelow , Source: Persephone (st. 16)

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The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.

Moon Quotes, by Jean Ingelow , Source: Songs of the Night Watches--The First Watch (pt. II)

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And O the buttercups! that field O' the cloth of gold, when pennons swam-- Where France set up his lilied shield, His oriflamb, And Henry's lion-standard rolled: What was it to their matchless sheen, Their million million drops of gold Among the green!

Buttercups Quotes, by Jean Ingelow , Source: The Letter L Present (st. 3)

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Against her ankles as she trod The lucky buttercups did nod.

Buttercups Quotes, by Jean Ingelow , Source: Reflections

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The old mayor climbed the belfry tower, The ringers ran by two, by three; "Pull, if ye never pulled before; Good ringers, pull your best," quoth he. "Play uppe, play uppe, O Boston bells! Ply all your changes, all your swells, Play uppe The Brides of Enderby."

Bells Quotes, by Jean Ingelow , Source: High Tide on the Coast of Lincolnshire

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How gently rock yon poplars high Against the reach of primrose sky With heaven's pale candles stored.

Evening Quotes, by Jean Ingelow , Source: Supper at the Mill, a song

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And bitter waxed the fray; Brother with brother spake no word When they met in the way.

Dissension Quotes, by Jean Ingelow , Source: Poems--Strife and Peace

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And old affront will stir the heart Through years of rankling pain.

Dissension Quotes, by Jean Ingelow , Source: Poems--Strife and Peace

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Such a slender moon, going up and up, Waxing so fast from night to night, And swelling like an orange flower-bud, bright, Fated, methought, to round as to a golden cup, And hold to my two lips life's best of wine.

Moon Quotes, by Jean Ingelow , Source: Songs of the Night Watches--The First Watch (pt. II)

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Her face betokened all things dear and good, The light of somewhat yet to come was there Asleep, and waiting for the opening day, When childish thoughts, like flowers would drift away.

Faces Quotes, by Jean Ingelow , Source: Margaret in the Xebec (st. 57)

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When sparrows build and the leaves break forth My old sorrow wakes and cries.

Sorrow Quotes, by Jean Ingelow , Source: Song of Old Love

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Man is the miracle in nature. God Is the One Miracle to man. Behold, "There is a God," thou sayest. Thou sayest well: In that thou sayest all. To Be is more Of wonderful, than being, to have wrought, Or reigned, or rested.

Miracles Quotes, by Jean Ingelow , Source: Story of Doom (bk. VII, l. 271)

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