Robert Bridges quotes - 10 of
Awake! the land is scattered with light, and see,
Uncanopied sleep is flying from field and tree:
Awake, my heart, to be loved, awake, awake!
The darkness silvers away, the morn doth break, It leaps in the sky:
Surely thy body is thy mind,
For in thy face is nought to find, ...
Why hast thou nothing in thy face?
Thou idol of the human race, ...
to-morrow it seem
Like the empty words of a dream Remembered on waking.
I love all beauteous things,
I seek and adore them;
I will not let thee go.
I hold thee by too many bands: ...
They gathered up the crystal manna to freeze
Their tongues with tasting, their hands with snowballing; ...
When men were all asleep the snow came flying,
In large white flakes falling on the city brown, ...
On such a night, when Air has loosed
Its guardian grasp on blood and brain, ...
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