Robert Frost Quotes

First under up and then again down under ...
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "On Our Sympathy with the Under Dog."
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But now he brushed the shavings from his knee And stood the ax there on its horse's hoof, Erect, but not without its waves, as when The snake stood up for evil in the Garden....
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Ax-Helve."
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It never had been inside the room, And only one of the two Was afraid in an oft-repeated dream Of what the tree might do.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. The Hill Wife, "IV. The Oft-Repeated Dream."
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"... Anne has a way with flowers to take the place Of what she's lost: she goes down on one knee And lifts their faces by the chin to hers And says their names, and leaves them where they are."
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Self-Seeker."
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"Speaking of contraries, see how the brook In that white wave runs counter to itself. It is from that in water we were from Long, long before we were from any creature.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. West-running Brook (l. 43-46). . . The Poetry of Robert Frost. Edward Connery Lathem, ed. (1979) Henry Holt.
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Courage is of the heart by derivation, And great it is. But fear is of the soul.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "A Masque of Mercy."
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Word I was in my life alone, Word I had no one left but God.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. Bereft (l. 15-16). . . The Poetry of Robert Frost. Edward Connery Lathem, ed. (1979) Henry Holt.
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A turning point in modern history.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "For John F. Kennedy His Inauguration."
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Nature's never quite Sure she hasn't erred In her vague design....
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Kitty Hawk."
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Your top has sunk too low, Your base has spread too wide, For you to roll one stone Down if you tried.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "On Taking from the Top to Broaden the Base."
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