Gerard Manley Hopkins Quotes

That piecemeal peace is poor peace. What pure peace allows Alarms of wars, the daunting wars, the death of it?
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889), British poet. Peace (l. 5-6). . . Gerard Manley Hopkins. Catherine Phillips, ed. (1986) Oxford University Press.
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Glory be to God for dappled things— For skies of couple-colour as a brinded cow; For rose-moles all in stipple upon trout that swim.
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889), British poet, Jesuit priest. Pied Beauty (written 1877), published in Poems (1918).
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All things counter, original, spare, strange; Whatever is fickle, freckled (who knows how?) With swift, slow; sweet, sour; adazzle, dim; He fathers-forth whose beauty is past change: Praise him.
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889), British poet. Pied Beauty (l. 7-11). . . Gerard Manley Hopkins. Catherine Phillips, ed. (1986) Oxford University Press.
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Glory be to God for dappled things—
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889), British poet. Pied Beauty (l. 1). . . Gerard Manley Hopkins. Catherine Phillips, ed. (1986) Oxford University Press.
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Our Lord Jesus Christ, my brethren, is our hero, a hero all the world wants.
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889), British poet, Jesuit priest. sermon, Nov. 23, 1879. Poems and Prose of Gerard Manley Hopkins, ed. W.H. Gardner (1953).
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Horrible to say, in a manner I am a Communist.
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889), British poet, Jesuit priest. letter, Aug. 2, 1871, to Robert Bridges. Poems and Prose of Gerard Manley Hopkins, ed. W.H. Gardner (1953).
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I thought how sadly beauty of inscape was unknown and buried away from simple people and yet how near at hand it was if they had eyes to see it and it could be called out everywhere again.
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889), British poet, Jesuit priest. Journal, July19, 1872. Poems and Prose of Gerard Manley Hopkins, ed. W.H. Gardner (1953).
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When I compare myself, my being-myself, with anything else whatever, all things alike, all in the same degree, rebuff me with blank unlikeness.
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889), British poet, Jesuit priest. Comments on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola. Poems and Prose of Gerard Manley Hopkins, ed. W.H. Gardner (1953).
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He is so great that all things give him glory if you mean they should. So then, my brethren, live.
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889), British poet, Jesuit priest. Conclusion of "The Principle or Foundation." Poems and Prose of Gerard Manley Hopkins, ed. W.H. Gardner (1953). an address based on The Spiritual Exercises, written by St. Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556), the Spanish founder of the Society of Jesus. The Exercises, a series of guided meditations which serves as a key text in Jesuit spirituality, were an important influence on the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins.
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The effect of studying masterpieces is to make me admire and do otherwise.
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889), British poet, Jesuit priest. letter, Sept. 25, 1888, to Robert Bridges. Poems and Prose of Gerard Manley Hopkins, ed. W.H. Gardner (1953).
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