James Henry Leigh Hunt Quotes

"No love," quothe he, "but vanity, sets love a task like that."
Leigh Hunt (1784-1859), British poet. The Glove and the Lions (l. 24). . . Favorite Poems Old and New. Helen Ferris, ed. (1957) Doubleday & Company.
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The laughing queen that caught the world's great hands.
Leigh Hunt (1784-1859), British poet. The Nile (l. 8). . . Oxford Book of Nineteenth-Century English Verse, The. John Hayward, ed. (1964; reprinted, with corrections, 1965) Oxford University Press.
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It flows through old hushed Egypt and its sands, Like some grave mighty thought threading a dream,
Leigh Hunt (1784-1859), British poet. The Nile (l. 1-2). . . Oxford Book of Nineteenth-Century English Verse, The. John Hayward, ed. (1964; reprinted, with corrections, 1965) Oxford University Press.
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Green little vaulter in the sunny grass,
Leigh Hunt (1784-1859), British poet. To the Grasshopper and the Cricket (l. 1). . . Oxford Book of Nineteenth-Century English Verse, The. John Hayward, ed. (1964; reprinted, with corrections, 1965) Oxford University Press.
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Write me as one that loves his fellow-men.
Leigh Hunt (1784-1859), British poet. Abou Ben Adhem (l. 14). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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And showed the names whom love of God had blessed, And, lo! Ben Adhem's name led all the rest!
Leigh Hunt (1784-1859), British poet. Abou Ben Adhem (l. 17-18). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!)
Leigh Hunt (1784-1859), British poet. Abou Ben Adhem (l. 1). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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