THE MOST EXTENSIVE
ON THE INTERNET
In the parliament of man, the Federation of the world.
- Locksley Hall (l. 129) [Government]
Love took up the harp of Life, and smote on all the chords with might;
Smote the chord of Self, that, trembling, pass'd in music out of sight.
- Locksley Hall (l. 33) [Self-examination]
Many a night I saw the Pleiads, rising thro' the mellow shade
Glitter like a swarm of fireflies tangled in a silver braid.
- Locksley Hall (l. 9) [Fireflies : Stars]
With a little hoard of maxims preaching down a daughter's heart.
- Locksley Hall (l. 94) [Preaching]
And our spirits rushed together at the touching of the lips.
- Locksley Hall (st. 19) [Kisses]
As the husband is the wife is; thou art mated with a clown,
As the grossness of his nature will have weight to drag thee down.
- Locksley Hall (st. 24) [Matrimony]
He will hold thee, when his passion shall have spent its novel force,
Something better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse.
- Locksley Hall (st. 25) [Passion]
As the many-winter'd crow that leads the clanging rookery home.
- Locksley Hall (st. 34) [Crows]
That a sorrow's crown or sorrow is remember happier things.
- Locksley Hall (st. 38) [Sorrow]
But the jingling of the guinea helps the hurt that Honor feels.
- Locksley Hall (st. 53) [Money]
Yet I doubt not thro' the ages one increasing purpose runs,
And the thoughts of men are widened with the process of the suns.
- Locksley Hall (st. 69) [Thought]
What is that to him that reaps not harvest of his youthful joys,
Though the deep heart of existence best forever like a boy's?
- Locksley Hall (st. 70) [Youth]
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
- Locksley Hall (st. 71) [Knowledge]
Shall it not be scorn to me to harp on such a moulder'd string?
I am shamed through all my nature to have lov'd so slight a thing.
- Locksley Hall (st. 74) [Love]
Weakness to be wroth with weakness! woman's pleasure, woman's pain--
Nature made them blinder motions bounded in a shallower brain.
- Locksley Hall (st. 75) [Weakness]
Woman is the lesser man.
- Locksley Hall (st. 76) [Women]
In the Spring a livelier iris changes on the burnish'd dove;
In the Spring a Young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.
- Locksley Hall (st. 9) [Spring]
Not in vain the distance beacons. Forward, forward let us range.
Let the great world spin forever down the ringing grooves of change.
- Locksley Hall (st. 91) [Change]
Better fifty years of Europe than a cycle of Cathay.
- Locksley Hall (st. 92) [Choice]
Charm us, orator, till the lion look no larger than the cat.
- Locksley Hall Sixth Years After (l. 112)
She with all the charm of woman,
She with all the breadth of man.
- Locksley Hall Sixth Years After (l. 48)
Is there evil but on earth? Or pain in every people sphere?
Well, be grateful for the sounding watchword "Evolution" here.
- Locksley Hall Sixty Years After (l. 198)
Evolution ever climbing after some ideal good
And Reversion ever dragging Evolution in the mud.
- Locksley Hall Sixty Years After (l. 200)
Nor is he the wisest man who never proved himself a fool.
- Locksley Hall Sixty Years After (st. 124)
Fires that shook me once, but now to silent ashes fall'n away.
Cold upon the dead volcano sleeps the gleam of dying day.
- Locksley Hall Sixty Years After (st. 21)
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