William Cowper Quotes

Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt.

He has no hope who never had a fear.

Words learned by rote a parrot may rehearse; but talking is not always to converse, not more distinct from harmony divine, the constant creaking of a country sign.



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Samuel Taylor Coleridge Poem
Fears In Solitude
 by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Written in April 1798, during the alarm of an invasion

A green and silent spot, amid the hills,
A small and silent dell! O'er stiller place
No singing skylark ever poised himself.
The hills are heathy, save that swelling slope,
Which hath a gay and gorgeous covering on,
All golden with the never-bloomless furze,
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