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Francis Thompson Quotes
Brief author info: Francis Thompson (1859-1907) English poet.
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Nothing begins, and nothing ends, That is not paid for with moan; For we are born in other's pain, And perish in our own.
Summer set lip to earth's bosom bare, And left the flushed print in a poppy there.
Short arm needs man to reach to Heaven, So ready is Heaven to stoop to him.
Spring is come home with her world-wandering feet, And all things are made young with young desires.
Nothing begins and nothing ends That is not paid with moan; For we are born in others pain, And perish in our own.
The fairest things have fleetest end, Their scent survives their close: But the rose's scent is bitterness To him that loved the rose.
Agnosticism is the everlasting perhaps.
Short arms needs man to reach to Heaven So ready is Heaven to stoop to him.
Little Jesus, was Thou shy Once, and just so small as I? And what did it feel like to be Out of Heaven, and just like me?
For loveliness Needs not the foreign aid of ornament, But is when unadorned adorned the most.
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