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8 Famous Quotes by Mrs. Anna Letitia Barbauld

So fades a summer cloud away; So sinks the gale when storms are o'er; So gently shuts the eye of day; So dies a wave along the shore.

Death Quotes, by Mrs. Anna Letitia Barbauld , Source: The Death of the Virtuous

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Is there not A tongue in every star that talks with man, And wooes him to be wise? nor wooes in vain; This dead of midnight is the noon of thought, And wisdom mounts her zenith with the stars.

Midnight Quotes, by Mrs. Anna Letitia Barbauld , Source: A Summer Evening's Meditation (l. 48)

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Man is the nobler growth our realms supply And souls are ripened in our northern sky.

Man Quotes, by Mrs. Anna Letitia Barbauld , Source: The Invitation

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It is to hope, though hope were lost.

Hope Quotes, by Mrs. Anna Letitia Barbauld , Source: Come here, Fond Youth

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Child of mortality, whence comest thou? Why is thy countenance sad, and why are thine eyes red with weeping?

Sadness Quotes, by Mrs. Anna Letitia Barbauld , Source: Hymns in Prose (XIII)

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And when 'midst fallen London they survey The stone where Alexander's ashes lay, Shall own with humble pride the lesson just By Time's slow finger written in the dust.

Ruin Quotes, by Mrs. Anna Letitia Barbauld , Source: Eighteen Hundred and Eleven

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Cruel Remorse! where Youth and Pleasure sport, And thoughtless Folly keeps her court,-- Crouching 'midst rosy bowers thou lurk'st unseen Slumbering the festal hours away, While Youth disports in that enchanting scene; Till on some fated day Thou with a tiger-spring dost leap upon thy prey, And tear his helpless breast, o'erwhelmed with wild dismay.

Remorse Quotes, by Mrs. Anna Letitia Barbauld , Source: Ode to Remorse (st. 6)

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Fair Venus shines Even in the eye of day; with sweetest beam Propitious shines, and shakes a trembling flood Of softened radiance from her dewy locks.

Twilight Quotes, by Mrs. Anna Letitia Barbauld , Source: A Summer Evening's Meditation (l. 10)

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