Sunday, September 15, 2019 Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 licence.

Henry van Dyke

« All quotes from this author

In warlike pomp, with banners flowing,
The regiments of autumn stood:
I saw their gold and scarlet glowing
From every hillside, every wood.
I, st. 1.

Henry van Dyke

» Henry van Dyke - all quotes »

Tags: Henry van Dyke Quotes, Authors starting by D

Similar quotes


The modern sensibility attempts to drain the contents of experience; these Greek poets strive to state the fact so poignantly that it becomes an ever-flowing spring — as Sappho says, "More real than real, more gold than gold."

Kenneth Rexroth

We lack but open eye and ear
To find the Orient's marvels here;
The still small voice in autumn's hush,
Yon maple wood the burning bush.

John Greenleaf Whittier

She stood breast-high amid the corn
Clasped by the golden light of morn,
Like the sweetheart of the sun,
Who many a glowing kiss had won.

Thomas Hood

We ourselves become the bridges out over the interval that is the world and time. It is a daring thing to fling ourselves out over that void that is black and scarlet below and green and gold above. A bridge does not abandon its first shore when it grows out in spans towards the further one.

R. A. Lafferty

And she learned to guard her tongue better. I will wager she did. When we left them, she was still yelping and trying to get those scarlet puffers out of her dress. A scarlet puffer looks much like a red adder if your eye is dull like a wetlander’s, but it is not poisonous. It does wriggle when confined, though.

Robert Jordan
© 2009–2013Quotes Privacy Policy | Contact