mourning-dove quotes

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There is something joyous in the elegies
Of birds. They seem
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I had a dove and the sweet dove died;
And I have thought it died of grieving:
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The whole appearance is a toy. For this,
The dove in the belly builds his nest and coos,
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Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. The heart of the wise is in the ho ...
Give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning.
And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! for then would I fly
away, and be at rest.
Melancholy is at the bottom of everything, just as at the end of all rivers is the sea. Can it be otherwise in a world where nothi ...
So a swallow perpetuated
In dove-gray dusk can be both the end and the exaltation of a new
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O descend as a dove or
A furious papa or a mild engineer: but descend.'
Prayer is the fair and radiant daughter of all the human virtues, the arch connecting heaven and earth, the sweet companion that i ...
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