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11 Midnight Quotes

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.

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

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It was evening here, But upon earth the very noon of night.

Dante ("Dante Alighieri") Quotes , Source: Purgatorio (canto XV, l. 5)

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That hour o' night's black arch the keystane.

Robert Burns Quotes , Source: Tam o' Shanter

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I stood on the bridge at midnight, As the clocks were striking the hour, And the moon rose over the city, Behind the dark church tower.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes , Source: Bridge

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Midnight! the outpost of advancing day! The frontier town and citadel of night!

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes , Source: Two Rivers (pt. I)

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O wild and wondrous midnight, There is a might in thee To make the charmed body Almost like spirit be, And give it some faint glimpses Of immortality.

James Russell Lowell Quotes , Source: Midnight

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'Tis midnight now. The bend and broken moon, Batter'd and black, as from a thousand battles, Hangs silent on the purple walls of Heaven.

Joaquin Miller (pseudonym of Cincinnatus Hiner Miller) Quotes , Source: Ina (sc. 2)

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Soon as midnight brought on the dusky hour Friendliest to sleep and silence.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. V, l. 667)

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The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve. Lovers, to bed; 'tis almost fairy time.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Theseus at V, i)

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Midnight, yet not a nose From Tower Hill to Piccadilly snored!

Horace Smith and James Smith Quotes , Source: Rejected Addresses--The Rebuilding, (imitation of Southey)

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Midnight, and yet no eye Through all the Imperial City closed in sleep.

Robert Southey Quotes , Source: Curse of Kehama (pt. I, 1)

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