canker-worm quotes - 10 of
My days are in the yellow leaf;
The flowers and fruits of Love are gone; ...
The worm artist
out of soil, by passage of himself constructing. Castles of metaphor!
For she has made me the laily worm
That lies at the fit o' the tree, ...
Like vinegar on a wound is one who sings songs to a heavy heart. Like a moth in clothing or a worm in wood, sorrow gnaws at the hu
With money you're a dragon; without it you're a worm.
Running water is never stagnant, nor does a door hinge ever get worm-eaten.
To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foot that crushes it. In general, the vitality and relative
Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit, to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison.
A frenzied passion for art is a canker that devours everything else.
We are afraid
They would envy our delight, In our graves by glow-worm night.
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