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25 Violets Quotes

Stars will blossom in the darkness, Violets bloom beneath the snow.

Julia C.R. Dorr Quotes , Source: For a Silver Wedding

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The violets prattle and titter, And gaze on the stars high above.

Heinrich Heine Quotes , Source: Book of Songs--Lyrical Interlude (9)

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Hath the pearl less whiteness Because of its birth? Hath the violet less brightness For growing near earth?

Thomas Moore Quotes , Source: Desmond's Song

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Deep violets, you liken to The kindest eyes that look on you, Without a thought disloyal.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quotes , Source: A Flower in a Letter

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A blossom of returning light, An April flower of sun and dew; The earth and sky, the day and night Are melted in her depth of blue!

Dora Read Goodale Quotes , Source: Blue Violets

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The violet is a nun.

Thomas Hood Quotes , Source: Flowers

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Early violets blue and white Dying for their love of light.

Edwin Arnold Quotes , Source: Almond Blossoms

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And shade the violets, That they may bind the moss in leafy nets.

John Keats Quotes , Source: I Stood Tiptoe Upon a Little Hill

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Who are the violets now That strew the green lap of the new-come spring?

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Tragedy of King Richard the Second (Duchess of York at V, ii)

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It had a dying fall; O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odor.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Twelfth Night, or, What You Will (Orsino, Duke of Illyria at I, i)

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We are violets blue, For our sweetness found Careless in the mossy shades, Looking on the ground. Love's dropp'd eyelids and a kiss,-- Such our breath and blueness is. - Leigh Hunt (James Henry Leigh Hunt),

Leigh Hunt (James Henry Leigh Hunt) Quotes , Source: Songs and Chorus of the Flowers--Violets

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Violet! sweet violet! Thine eyes are full of tears; Are they wet Even yet With the thought of other years?

James Russell Lowell Quotes , Source: Song

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Again the violet of our early days Drinks beauteous azure from the golden sun, And kindles into fragrance at his blaze.

Ebenezer Elliott ("The Corn Law Rhymer") Quotes , Source: Miscellaneous Poems--Spring

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Cold blows the wind against the hill, And cold upon the plain; I sit me by the bank, until The violets come again.

Richard Garnett Quotes , Source: Violets

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A vi'let on the meadow grew, That no one saw, that no one knew, It was a modest flower. A shepherdess pass'd by that way-- Light footed, pretty and so gay; That way she came, Softly warbling forth her lay.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes , Source: The Violet, (Frederick Ricord's translation)

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The modest, lowly violet In leaves of tender green is set; So rich she cannot hide from view, But covers all the bank with blue.

Dora Read Goodale Quotes , Source: Spring Scatter Far and Wide

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The eyes of spring, so azure, Are peeping from the ground; They are the darling violets, That I in nosegays bound.

Heinrich Heine Quotes , Source: Book of Songs--New Spring (13)

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Welcome, maids of honor, You doe bring In the spring, And wait upon her.

Robert Herrick Quotes , Source: To Violets

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Winds wanders, and dews drip earthward; Rains fall, suns rise and set; Earth whirls, and all but to prosper A poor little violet.

James Russell Lowell Quotes , Source: The Changeling

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The violets were past their prime, Yet their departing breath Was sweeter, in the blast of death, Than all the lavish fragrance of the time.

James Montgomery Quotes , Source: The Adventure of a Star

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Steals timidly away, Shrinking as violets do in summer's ray.

Thomas Moore Quotes , Source: Lalla Rookh--Veiled Prophet of Khorassan

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Surely as cometh the Winter, I know There are Spring violets under the snow.

Robert H. Newell (used pseudonym Orpheus C. Kerr) Quotes , Source: Spring Violets Under the Snow

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The violets thinks, with her timid blue eye, To pass for a blossom enchantingly shy.

Frances S. Osgood Quotes , Source: Garden Gossip (st. 3)

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The violets whisper from the shade Which their own leaves have made: Men scent our fragrance on the air, Yet take no heed Of humble lessons we would read.

Christina G. Rossetti Quotes , Source: "Consider the Lilies of the Field" (l. 13)

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And the violet lay dead while the odour flew On the wings of the wind o'er the waters blue.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Quotes , Source: Music

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