Jean Ingelow Quotes

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Jean Ingelow Quotes

The moon is bleached as white as wool,
And just dropping under;
Every star is gone but three,
And they hang far asunder,
Theres a sea-ghost all in gray,
A tall shape of wonder!
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The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.

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How gently rock yon poplars high Against the reach of primrose sky With heaven's pale candles stored.

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I have lived to thank God that all my prayers have not been answered.

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A healthful hunger for a great idea is the beauty and blessedness of life.

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Crowds of bees are giddy with clover
Crowds of grasshoppers skip at our feet,
Crowds of larks at their matins hang over,
Thanking the Lord for a life so sweet.

— Jean Ingelow

We wish for more in life rather than more of it.

— Jean Ingelow

Tears are the showers that fertilize this world ...

— Jean Ingelow

Such a slender moon, going up and up, Waxing so fast from night to night, And swelling like an orange flower-bud, bright, Fated, methought, to round as to a golden cup, And hold to my two lips life's best of wine.

— Jean Ingelow

There is but halting for the wearied foot;
The better way is hidden. Faith hath failed;
One stronger far than reason mastered her.
It is not reason makes faith hard, but life.

— Jean Ingelow

Youth! youth! how buoyant are thy hopes! they turn, like marigolds, toward the sunny side.

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O fateful flower beside the rill- The Daffodil, the daffodil!

— Jean Ingelow

You moon, have you done something wrong in heaven / That God has hidden your face?

— Jean Ingelow

O woman! thou wert fashioned to beguile:
So have all sages said, all poets sung.

— Jean Ingelow

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