alpine-glacier quotes

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"The glacier knocks in the cupboard,
The desert sighs in the bed,
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The sexton, tolling his bell at noon,
Deems not that great Napoleon
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It is true that genius takes its rise out of the mountains of rectitude; that all beauty and power which men covet are somehow bor ...
The chisel work of an enormous Glacier
That braced his feet against the Arctic Pole.
Reason now gazes above the realm of the dark but warm feelings as the Alpine peaks do above the clouds. They behold the sun more c ...
The shades of night were falling fast,
As through an Alpine village passed
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Now this amazed Martin, since in his opinion one could not even imagine a better century than the one in which he lived. No other ...
And really, the reason we think of death in celestial terms is that the visible firmament, especially at night (above our blacked- ...
I held a bayonet
that was for the earth of your stomach.
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The sea frozen in a storm is the image which most nearly describes [Switzerland] to me. Whether you look up at its awful solitudes ...
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