Charles Kingsley quotes - 10 of
There is a great deal of human nature in man.
We have used the Bible as if it was a mere special constable's handbook, an opium dose for keeping beasts of burden patient while
The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there is a wrong left unredressed on earth, or a man or woman left to say, I will re
And now I'm old and going--I'm sure I can't tell where;
One comfort is, this world's so hard, I can't be worse off there:
Oh England is a pleasant place for them that's rich and high,
But England is a cruel place for such poor folks as I;
For men must work, and women must weep,
And there's little to earn, and many to keep, Though the harbour bar be moaning.
And the sooner it's over, the sooner to sleep;
And good-bye to the bar and its moaning.
Young blood must have its course, lad,
And every dog his day.
When all the world is young, lad,
And all the trees are green; And every goose a swan, lad, And every lass a queen;
The spent and maimed among:
God grant you find one face there, You loved when all was young.
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