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10 Footsteps Quotes

The grass stoops not, she treads on it so light; . . .

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Venus and Adonis (l. 1,028)

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A foot more light, a step more true, Ne'er from the heath-flower dashed the dew.

Sir Walter Scott Quotes , Source: The Lady of the Lake (canto I, st. 18)

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But I will trace the footsteps of the chief events. [Lat., Sed summa sequar fastigia rerum.]

Virgil or Vergil (Publius Virgilius Maro Vergil) Quotes , Source: The Aeneid (I, 342)

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The tread Of coming footsteps cheats the midnight watcher Who holds her heart and waits to hear them pause, And hears them never pause, but pass and die.

George Eliot (pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans Cross) Quotes , Source: The Spanish Gypsy (bk. III)

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There scatter'd oft the earliest of ye Year By Hands unseen are showers of Vi'lets found; The Redbreast loves to build and warble there, And little Footsteps lightly print the ground.

Thomas Gray Quotes , Source: Elegy in a Country Churchyard, his manuscript

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The footsteps are terrifying, all coming towards you and none going back again. [Lat., Vestigia terrent Omnia te adversum spectantia, nulla retrorsum.]

Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) Quotes , Source: Epistles (bk. I, 1, 74)

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And so to tread As if the wind, not she, did walk; Nor prest a flower, nor bow'd a stalk.

Ben Jonson Quotes , Source: Masques--The Vision of Delight

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Her treading would not bend a blade of grass, Or shake the downy blow-ball from his stalk!

Ben Jonson Quotes , Source: The Sad Shepherd

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Steps with a tender foot, light as on air, The lovely, lordly creature floated on.

Lord Alfred Tennyson Quotes , Source: Princess (VI, l. 72)

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Methought I say the footsteps of a throne. - William Wordsworth,

William Wordsworth Quotes , Source: Miscellaneous Sonnets--Methought I Saw the Footsteps of a Throne

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