Christina Georgina Rossetti Quotes

Gone were but the Winter, Come were but the Spring, I would go to a covert Where the birds sing.
Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. Spring Quiet (l. 1-4). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 1. R. W. Crump, ed. (1979) Louisiana State University É Press.
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One day in the country Is worth a month in town.
Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet, lyricist. Summer.
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Spin and die, To live again as butterfly.
Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. The Caterpillar (Sing-Song) (l. 7-8). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 2. R. W. Crump, ed. (1986) Louisiana State University É Press.
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Brown and furry Caterpillar in a hurry, Take your walk To the shady leaf, or stalk,
Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. The Caterpillar (Sing-Song) (l. 1-4). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 2. R. W. Crump, ed. (1986) Louisiana State University É Press.
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The city mouse lives in a house;— The garden mouse lives in a bower,
Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. The City Mouse and the Garden Mous (Sing-Song) (l. 1-2). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 2. R. W. Crump, ed. (1986) Louisiana State University É Press.
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The city mouse eats bread and cheese;— The garden mouse eats what he can; We will not grudge him seeds and stocks, Poor little timid furry man.
Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. The City Mouse and the Garden Mouse (Sing-Song) (l. 5-8). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 2. R. W. Crump, ed. (1986) Louisiana State University É Press.
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And sometimes I remember days of old When fellowship seemed not so far to seek, And all the world and I seemed much less cold, And at the rainbow's foot lay surely gold, And hope felt strong, and life itself not weak.
Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. The Thread of Life (l. 10-15). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 2. R. W. Crump, ed. (1986) Louisiana State University É Press.
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The irresponsive silence of the land, The irresponsive sounding of the sea, Speak both one message of one sense to me:— 'Aloof, aloof, we stand aloof,
Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. The Thread of Life (l. 1-4). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 2. R. W. Crump, ed. (1986) Louisiana State University É Press.
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I smiled at the speech you spoke, At your judgement that I heard: But I have not often smiled Since then, nor questioned since, Nor cared for corn-flowers wild, Nor sung with the singing bird.
Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. Twice (l. 18-24). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 1. R. W. Crump, ed. (1979) Louisiana State University É Press.
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You took my heart in your hand With a friendly smile, With a critical eye you scanned, Then set it down, And said: It is still unripe, Better wait awhile;
Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet. Twice (l. 9-14). . . The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti. Vol. 1. R. W. Crump, ed. (1979) Louisiana State University É Press.
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