Quotes by sedge-wrought

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  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    'Tis not need we know our every thought or see the work shop where each mask is wrought wherefrom we view the world of box and pit, careless of wear, just so the mask shall fit and serve our jape's turn for a night or two.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    And having wisdom with each studious year, in meditation dwelt, with learning wrought, and shaped his weapon with an edge severe, sapping a solemn creed with solemn sneer.
  • Thomas Hood
    Thomas Hood
    English poet, author and humorist 1799-1845
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    But evil is wrought by want of thought as well as want of heart!
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
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    Coming back to your native land after an absence of many years is a surprisingly unsettling business, a little like waking from a long coma. Time, you discover, has wrought changes that leave you feeling mildly foolish and out of touch.
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
    Geoffrey Chaucer
    British poet 1340-1400
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    First he wrought, and afterward he taught.
  • Herodotus
    Herodotus
    Greek historian 484-425 BC
    Herodotus
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    Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.
  • Anne Bradstreet
    Anne Bradstreet
    English American poet 1612-1672
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    Iron till it be thoroughly heated is incapable to be wrought; so God sees good to cast some men into the furnace of affliction, and then beats them on his anvil into what frame he pleases.
  • Norman Cousins
    Norman Cousins
    American Editor, Humanitarian, Author 1915-1990
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    Man is not imprisoned by habit. Great changes in him can be wrought by crisis - once that crisis can be recognized and understood.
  • John Greenleaf Whittier
    John Greenleaf Whittier
    American poet and writer 1807-1892
    John Greenleaf Whittier
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    On leaf of palm, on sedge-wrought roll; on plastic clay and leather scroll, man wrote his thoughts; the ages passed, and lo! the Press was found at last!
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    Throughout human history, the apostles of purity, those who have claimed to possess a total explanation, have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings.
  • John Dryden
    John Dryden
    English poet and playwright 1631-1700
    John Dryden
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    Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, but genius must be born; and never can be taught.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    We need the tonic of wildness, to wade sometimes in marshes where the bittern and the meadow-hen lurk, and hear the booming of the snipe; to smell the whispering sedge where only some wilder and more solitary fowl builds her nest, and the mink crawls with its belly close to the ground.
  • Burton Richter
    Burton Richter
    American physicist 1931-2018
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    What struck me first on reading the Ten Hoeve-Jacobson paper was how small the consequences of the radiation release from the Fukushima reactor accident are projected to be compared to the devastation wrought by the giant earthquake and tsunami.
  • Helen Keller
    Helen Keller
    American writer 1880-1968
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    When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
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