Ye gentle souls, who dream of rural ease, Whom the smooth stream and smoother sonnet please;... Go! if the peaceful cot your praises share, Go, look within, and ask if peace be there: If peace be his--that drooping weary sire, Of theirs, that offspring round their feeble fire, Or hers, that matron pale, whose trembling hand Turns on the wretched hearth th' expiring brand.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
Ask a toad what beauty is, the supreme beauty, the to kalon. He will tell you it is his lady toad with her two big round eyes comi...ng out of her little head, her large flat snout, yellow belly, brown back.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
World, do not ask those snatched from death where they are going,... they are always going to their graves. The pavements of the foreign city were not laid for the music of fugitive footsteps -LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
Of thee (kind boy) I ask no red and white to make up my delight,... no odd becoming graces, Black eyes, or little know-not-whats, in faces; Make me but mad enough, give me good store Of Love, for her I Court I ask no more, 'Tis love in love that makes the sport.