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The moon, like a flower in heaven's high bower, with silent delight sits and smiles on the night.


William Blake

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With silent delight
Sits and smiles o...
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The flower in the vase smiles, but no longer laughs.
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but for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short.
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We think a flower on a cliff is beautiful Because we stop our feet at the cliff's edge Unable to ste...
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Like the moon shining bright
Up high with all its grace,
I can only show you at night ANA CLAUDIA ANTUNES
A holy reverence checks our speech, And praise sits silent on our tongues
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The sun to me is dark / And silent as the moon, / When she deserts the night / Hid in her vacant, in...
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Blessed is He Who made the constellations in the heavens and made therein a lamp and a shining moon.
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The moon is at her full, and riding high, Floods the calm fields with light. The airs that hov...
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With silence comes fear.
BIJAN HAZEMI
That William Blake
Who beat upon the wall
Till Truth obeyed his call.
WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS
Is this some city? You go looking for Vermeer and you find William Blake.
JOHN SCANLON
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Oh, the summer night Has a smile of light And she sits on a sapphire throne.
BARRY CORNWALL (PSEUDONYM OF BRYAN WALLER PROCTER)
With thee conversing I forget all time,
All seasons and their change, all please alike.
Sw...
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..."You couldn't be more wrong", I said. "You are buying into the cross-stitched sentiments of your ...
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Oh, the summer night, Has a smile of light, And she sits on a sapphire throne.
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Oh, the summer night, Has a smile of light, And she sits on a sapphire throne.
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Ah, make the most of what we yet may spend,
Before we too into the Dust descend;
Dust into...
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Sweet the coming on / Of grateful evening mild; then silent night / With this her solemn bird and th...
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He brings the greatest conflict into the history of mankind. He will come soon to our world just lik...
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Dark alley, near midnight, silent door, loud knock, moment of silence, footsteps groping down stairs...
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Dive into the river of the present, but don't thrash about, go with the flow.
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God sits on high and he sees far.
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Night is coming on and I am filled with indescribable loneliness. Felt feverish; bathed in a black, ...
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Kaldar picked up a rock and tossed it into the clearing. It landed between two wards. A green stem s...
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Therefore I see no wrong in riding with the Nightmare to-night; she whinnies to me from the rocking ...
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The moon is a silver pinhead vastThat holds the heavens tent-hangings fast.
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Jupiter from on high smiles at the perjuries of lovers.
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William's eyes glowed like two amber coals. She met his gaze and flinched. No emotion reflected in t...
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Behind him Kaldar nudged Urow's youngest son. "Bet you he lasts at least thirty seconds."
"Um.....
ILONA ANDREWS
You said he was a soldier. You don't suppose...?"
"Oh, Gods." Ignata blinked. "You think someth...
ILONA ANDREWS
It depends. If I don't let you in, will you huff and puff and blow my house down?"
She had no ...
ILONA ANDREWS
Oh, Gods."
His eyes shone with want and predatory satisfaction. "The name's William. It's a com...
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ILONA ANDREWS
She surveyed the carnage behind him. "Did you have fun?"
He showed her his teeth. "Yes.
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He had the prettiest hair she had ever seen on a man: dark brown, almost black, and soft like sable,...
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Then awake! the heavens look bright, my dear; / 'Tis never too late for delight, my dear;/ And the b...
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Then awake! the heavens look bright, my dear; / 'Tis never too late for delight, my dear;/ And the b...
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The fog comes
on little cat feet.
It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent hau...
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The fog comes
on little cat feet.
It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunch...
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The fog comes/ on little cat feet./ It sits looking over/ harbor and city/ on silent haunches/ and t...
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They blame him who sits silent, they blame him who speaks much, they also blame him who says little;...
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The reward of a teacher is the smiles of today and yesterday, the grateful hearts of those young sou...
H GREYLING
In the rough-and-tumble play of politics, dog-whistle messages are copiously dispatched over the hea...
ERIK PEVERNAGIE
Jack might look my age, but he was like a little kid on a sugar high --- in need of a good spanking....
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Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place ...
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A liar often smiles subtly while telling a lie; it's an unconscious expression of his delight in...
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I wish I might a rose-bud grow And thou wouldst cull me from the bower. To place me on that br...
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The night walked down the sky with the moon in her hand.
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Who among us has never looked up into the heavens on a starlit night, lost in wonder at the vastness...
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The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.
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The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.
JEAN INGELOW
You're full of contradictions, Ms. Wallace."
I looked up at him and arched a brow. "I'm a girl...
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Silent icicles, Quietly shining to the quiet moon.
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The night walked down the sky with the moon in her hand.
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My everlasting Summer fills heart with laughter like a blooming flower... Her diverse sounds is natu...
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The grave is Heaven's golden gate, And rich and poor around it wait; O Shepherdess of England'...
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We were a silent, hidden thought in the folds of oblivion, and we have become a voice that causes th...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Great balls of fire. Don't bother me anymore, and don't call me sugar.
MARGARET MITCHELL
A lot of poets too live on the margins of social acceptance, they certainly aren't in it for the...
JIM JARMUSCH
A ship, an isle, a sickle moon - / With few but with how splendid stars / The mirrors of the sea are...
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The moon has seen many a theory come and go.
MARTY RUBIN
On a cloudless night, inky dark, with only a rind of a moon above, the Golem and the Jinni went walk...
HELENE WECKER
Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and star.
CONFUCIUS
She picked up the phone and dialed Blake's number. His silky hello made her smile.

"You'...
DEBRA ANASTASIA
A ship, an isle, a sickle moon - / With few but with how splendid stars / The mirrors of the sea are...
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We love the night and its quiet; and there is no night that we love so well as that on which the moo...
FITZ-JAMES O'BRIEN
All day long you sit and sew,
Stitch life down for fear it grow,

Stitch life down fo...
EDITH SITWELL
Dangerous as a lightning strike, as lethal as a pair of crisscrossing short swords, William whispere...
GENA SHOWALTER
The Sea that bares her bosom to the moon;The winds that will be howling at all hours,And are up-gath...
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
The moon was sewn into the sky that night
MARKUS ZUSAK
I got a chance to work with Mel Brooks on two of his films: Silent Movie and High Anxiety.
BARRY LEVINSON
[What resonated for Blake during his match with Agassi was] when Jimmy Connors sits down and says, '...
JAMES BLAKE
Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache; do be my enemy - for friendship's sake. -William Blak...
WILLIAM BLAKE
Now is the only time we have, and the only time that we have any control over.
RICHARD CARLSON
'Tis midnight now. The bend and broken moon, Batter'd and black, as from a thousand battles, ...
JOAQUIN MILLER (PSEUDONYM OF CINCINNATUS HINER MILLER)
'Tis midnight now. The bend and broken moon, batter'd and black, as from a thousand battles, hangs s...
JOAQUIN MILLER
There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.
GEORGE CARLIN
He did a great job on both ends of the floor. Danny Blake knew the double-team was coming all night ...
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If I provide for this life and turn away from the Lord, I am wise for a moment, but lost forever.
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Puts all Heaven in a Rage.
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Damn braces: Bless relaxes.
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The eye altering, alters all
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Lives in eternity's sun rise.
WILLIAM BLAKE
I must create a system, or be enslaved by another man's. I will not reason and compare: my business ...
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لترَ العالم في حبة رمل،
والسماء في زهرة برية،
اجم...
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I care not whether a man is good or evil; all that I care / Is whether he is a wise man or a fool. G...
WILLIAM BLAKE
Choosing forms of worship form poetic tales.
WILLIAM BLAKE
What is the Divine Spirit? Is the Holy Ghost any other than an Intellectual fountain?
WILLIAM BLAKE
When Sir Joshua Reynolds died / All Nature was degraded; / The King dropped a tear in the Queen's ea...
WILLIAM BLAKE
And because I am happy and dance and sing,They think they have done me no injury.
WILLIAM BLAKE
To open the Eternal Worlds, to open the immortal EyesOf Man inwards into the Worlds of Thought: into...
WILLIAM BLAKE
As the caterpillar chooses the fairest leaves to lay her eggs on, so the priest lays his curse on th...
WILLIAM BLAKE
When the voices of children are heard on the green, / And laughing is heard on the hill, / My heart ...
WILLIAM BLAKE
Does the Eagle know what is in the pit / Or wilt thou go ask the Mole? / Can Wisdom be put in a silv...
WILLIAM BLAKE
The Desire of Man being Infinite, the possession is Infinite, and himself Infinite.
WILLIAM BLAKE
Since all the riches of this world May be gifts from the Devil and earthly kings, I should suspect t...
WILLIAM BLAKE
The strongest poison ever known / Came from Caesar's laurel crown.
WILLIAM BLAKE
Man has no Body distinct from his Soul; for that called Body is a portion of Soul discerned by the f...
WILLIAM BLAKE
When the sun rises, do you not see a round disc of fire somewhat like a guinea? O no, no, I see an i...
WILLIAM BLAKE
He who loves his enemies betrays his friends; this surely is not what Jesus meant.
WILLIAM BLAKE
As I was walking among the fires of Hell, delighted with the enjoyments of Genius; which to Angels l...
WILLIAM BLAKE
Every thing possible to be believed is an image of truth.
WILLIAM BLAKE
Energy is eternal delight
WILLIAM BLAKE
The hum of multitudes was there, but multitudes of lambs,Thousands of little boys and girls raising ...
WILLIAM BLAKE
excuse my enthusiasm or rather madness, for I am really drunk with intellectual vision whenever I ta...
WILLIAM BLAKE
Where Mercy, Love, and Pity dwell There God is dwelling too. For Mercy has a human heart, Pity a h...
WILLIAM BLAKE
Mercy is the golden chain by which society is bound together.
WILLIAM BLAKE
Prepare your hearts for Death's cold hand! prepareYour souls for flight, your bodies for the earth;P...
WILLIAM BLAKE
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
WILLIAM BLAKE
To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the pa...
WILLIAM BLAKE
If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is - infinite.
WILLIAM BLAKE
To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money...
WILLIAM BLAKE
For everything that lives is holy, life delights in life.
WILLIAM BLAKE
If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is: infinite.
For ...
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The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.
WILLIAM BLAKE
What seems to be, is, to those to whom it seems to be, and is productive of the most dreadful conseq...
WILLIAM BLAKE
The weak in courage is strong in cunning.
WILLIAM BLAKE
Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for man...
WILLIAM BLAKE
Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
WILLIAM BLAKE
Sweet babe, in thy face Soft desires I can trace, Secret joys and secret smiles, Little ...
WILLIAM BLAKE
To see a world in a Grain of Sand,
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm ...
WILLIAM BLAKE
Love seeketh not itself to please,
Nor for itself hath any care,
But for another gives its e...
WILLIAM BLAKE
Innocence dwells with Wisdom, but never with Ignorance.
WILLIAM BLAKE
Always be ready to speak your mind and a base man will avoid you.
WILLIAM BLAKE