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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Feeling
 
He thought as a sage, though he felt as a man.
        Beattie—The Hermit. L. 8.
  1
Era of good feeling.
        Title of article in Boston Centinal. July 12, 1817.
  2
But, spite of all the criticising elves,
Those who would make us feel, must feel themselves.
        Churchill—Rosciad. L. 961.
  3
Thought is deeper than all speech,
  Feeling deeper than all thought;
Souls to souls can never teach
  What unto themselves was taught.
        C. P. Cranch—Thought.
  4
  The moment of finding a fellow-creature is often as full of mingled doubt and exultation, as the moment of finding an idea.
        George Eliot—Daniel Deronda. Bk. II. Ch. XVII.
  5
Wenn ihr’s nicht fühlt ihr werdet’s nicht erjagen.
  You’ll never attain it unless you know the feeling.
        Goethe—Faust. I. 1. 182.
  6
Feeling is deep and still; and the word that floats on the surface
Is as the tossing buoy, that betrays where the anchor is hidden.
        Longfellow—Evangeline. Pt. II. Sc. 2. L. 212.
  7
For there are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion,
That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble
Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret,
Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together.
        Longfellow—Courtship of Miles Standish. Pt. VI. Priscilla. L. 12.
  8
The wealth of rich feelings—the deep—the pure;
With strength to meet sorrow, and faith to endure.
        Frances S. Osgood—To F. D. Maurice.
  9
The soul of music slumbers in the shell,
Till wak’d and kindled by the master’s spell,
And feeling hearts touch them but lightly—pour
A thousand melodies unheard before!
        Sam’l Rogers—Human Life. L. 359.
  10
Some feelings are to mortals given,
With less of earth in them than heaven.
        Scott—Lady of the Lake. Canto II. St. 22.
  11
          Sensations sweet,
Felt in the blood, and felt along the heart.
        WordsworthLines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey.
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