Alice Cary Quotes

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Alice Cary Quotes

Shut up the door: who loves me must not look / Upon the withered world, but haste to bring / His lighted candle, and his story-book, / And live with me the poetry of spring.
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How many lives we live in one,
And how much less than one, in all.

— Alice Cary

The attempt is all the wedge that splits its knotty way betwixt the impossible and possible.

— Alice Cary

Desolate
Life is so dreary and desolate
Women and men in the crowd meet and mingle,
Yet with itself every soul standeth single,
Deep out of sympathy moaning its moan
Holding and having its brief exultation
Making its lonesome and low lamentation
Fighting its terrible conflicts alone.

— Alice Cary

Coldly and capriciously the slanting sunbeams fall.

— Alice Cary

Not what we think, but what we do, / Makes saints of us: all stiff and cold, / The outlines of the corpse show through / The cloth of gold.

— Alice Cary

The path of duty I clearly trace, / I stand with conscience face to face, / And all her pleas allow; / Calling and crying the while for grace, - / 'Some other time, and some other place; / Oh, not to-day; not now!

— Alice Cary

Yea, when mortality dissolves, Shall I not meet thine hour unawed? My house eternal in the heavens Is lighted by the smile of God!

— Alice Cary

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