Over 40,000 Famous Quotes Sorted By Topic and Author
Edwin Arnold Topic: Twilight
The sunbeams dropped Their gold, and, passing in porch and niche, Softened to shadows, silvery, pale, and dim, As if the very Day paused and grew Eve.
Mrs Anna Letitia Barbauld Topic: Twilight
Fair Venus shines Even in the eye of day; with sweetest beam Propitious shines, and shakes a trembling flood Of softened radiance from her dewy locks.
Bear Bryant Topic: Twilight
The summer day is closed, the sun is set: Well they have done their office, those bright hours, The latest of whose train goes softly out In the red west.
Lord Byron Topic: Twilight
Parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new colour as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till--'tis gone--and all is gray.
Lord Byron Topic: Twilight
'Twas twilight, and the sunless day went down Over the waste of waters; like a veil, Which, if withdrawn, would but disclose the frown Of one whose hate is mask'd but to assail.
Thomas Cole Topic: Twilight
How lovely are the portals of the night, When stars come out to watch the daylight die.
George Eliot Topic: Twilight
Beauteous Night lay dead Under the pall of twilight, and the love-star sickened and shrank.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Topic: Twilight
In the twilight of morning to climb to the top of the mountain,-- Thee to salute, kindly star, earliest herald of day,-- And to await, with impatience, the gaze of the ruler of heaven.-- Youthful delight, oh, how oft lur'st thou me out in the night.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr Topic: Twilight
Sweet shadows of twilight! how calm their repose, While the dewdrops fall soft in the breast of the rose! How blest to the toiler his hour of release When the vesper is heard with its whisper of peace!
Alexander Hume Topic: Twilight
The gloaming comes, the day is spent, The sun goes out of sight, And painted is the occident With purple sanguine bright.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Twilight
The sun is set; and in his latest beams Yon little cloud of ashen gray and gold, Slowly upon the amber air unrolled, The falling mantle of the Prophet seems.
George MacDonald Topic: Twilight
The west is broken into bars Of orange, gold, and gray; Gone is the sun, come are the stars, And night infolds the day.
John Milton Topic: Twilight
From that high mount of God whence light and shade Spring both, the face of brightest heaven had changed To grateful twilight.
Alfred Noyes Topic: Twilight
Our lady of the twilight She hath such gentle hands, So lovely are the gifts she brings From out of the sunset-lands, So bountiful, so merciful, So sweet of soul is she; And over all the world she draws Her cloak of charity.
Alexander Pope Topic: Twilight
. . . th' approach of night The skies yet blushing with departing light, When falling dews with spangles deck'd the glade, And the low sun had lengthen'd ev'ry shade.
Samuel Rogers Topic: Twilight
Twilight's soft dews steal o'er the village-green, With magic tints to harmonize the scene. Stilled is the hum that through the hamlet broke When round the ruins of their ancient oak The peasants flocked to hear the minstrel play, And games and carols closed the busy day.
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