John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
Pleasure with pain for leaven, Summer with flowers that fell, Remembrance fallen from heaven, And Madness risen from hell, Strength without hands to smite, Love that endures for a breath; Night, the shadow of light, And Life, the shadow of death.
Atalanta in Calydon. Chorus. 7854
His speech is a burning fire.
Atalanta in Calydon. Chorus. 7855
His life is a watch or a vision Between a sleep and a sleep.
Atalanta in Calydon. Chorus. 7856
At the door of life by the gate of breath, There are worse things waiting for men than death.
The Triumph of Time. 7857
And lo, between the sundawn and the sun His days work and his nights work are undone: And lo, between the nightfall and the light, He is not, and none knoweth of such an one.
Laus Veneris. 7858
Ah, yet would God this flesh of mine might be Where air might wash and long leaves cover me; Where tides of grass break into foam of flowers, Or where the winds feet shine along the sea.
Laus Veneris. 7859
Marvellous mercies and infinite love.
Les Noyades. 7860
Forget that I remember And dream that I forget.
Our way is where God knows And Love knows where: We are in Loves hand to-day.
Love at Sea. 7862
Despair the twin-born of devotion.