Andrew Marvell Quotes

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Andrew Marvell Quotes

He nothing common did, or mean, / Upon that memorable scene, / But with his keener eye / The axes edge did try.
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For Juliana comes, and she, what I do to the grass, does to my thoughts and me.

— Andrew Marvell

Now therefore, while the youthful hue
Sits on thy skin like morning dew,
And while thy willing soul transpires
At every pore with instant fires,
Now let us sport us while we may,
And now, like amorous birds of prey,
Rather at once our time devour
Than languish in his slow-chapt power.

— Andrew Marvell

What wondrous life in this I lead
Ripe apples drop about my head

— Andrew Marvell

Gather the flowers, but spare the buds.

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How vainly men themselves amaze To win the palm, the oak, or bays; And their uncessant labours see Crown'd from some single herb or tree. Whose short and narrow verged shade Does prudently their toils upbraid; While all flow'rs and all trees do close To weave the garlands of repose.

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As lines, so loves oblique, may well Themselves in every angle greet; But ours, so truly parallel, Though infinite, can never meet.

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What wondrous life is this I lead!
Ripe apples drop about my head;
The luscious clusters of the vine
Upon my mouth do crush their wine;
The nectarine and curious peach
Into my hands themselves do reach;
Stumbling on melons, as I pass,
Ensnared with flowers, I fall on grass.

— Andrew Marvell

Therefore the love which us doth bind,
But fate so enviously debars,
Is the conjunction of the mind,
And opposition of the stars.

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How fit he is to sway That can so well obey.

— Andrew Marvell

See how the Orient dew, Shed from the bosom of the morn Into the blowing roses, Yet careless of its mansion new; For the clear region where 'twas born Round in its self encloses: And in its little globes extent, Frames as it can its native element.

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And all the way, to guide their chime, With falling oars they kept their time.

— Andrew Marvell

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