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12 Famous Quotes by William Allingham
- 11/18/1889
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Till glowworms light owl-watchmen's flight Through our green metropolis.

Glowworms Quotes, by William Allingham , Source: Greenwood Tree

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Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods, And day by day the dead leaves fall and melt, And night by night the monitory blast Wails in the key-hole, telling how it pass'd O'er empty fields, or upland solitudes, Or grim wide wave; and now the power is felt Of melancholy, tenderer in its moods Than any joy indulgent Summer dealt.

Autumn Quotes, by William Allingham , Source: Day and Night Songs--Autumnal Sonnet

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Up the airy mountain, Down the rushy glen, We daren't go a hunting For fear of little men

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A man who keeps a diary pays, Due toll to many tedious days; But life becomes eventful - then, His busy hand forgets the pen. Most books, indeed, are records less Of fulness than of emptiness.

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Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woodsAnd day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.

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Alas! in winter, dead and dark,Where can poor Robin go?

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Four ducks on a pond, / A grass-bank beyond, / A blue sky of spring, / White clouds on the wing: / What a little thing / To remember for years - / To remember with tears!

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I believe in Success,And in Comfort no lessI believe all the rest is but patter.

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Scarcely a tear to shed;Hardly a word to say;The end of a Summer's day;Sweet Love is dead.

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She danced a jig, she sung a song that took my heart away.

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But this is not my little bed;That time is far away;With strangers now I live instead,From dreary day to day.

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Before a day was over,Home comes the rover,For mother's kiss—sweeter thisThan any other thing!

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