Christina Rossetti

British poet

Lived from: 1830-1894

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

Quotes: Christina Rossetti

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    And all the winds go sighing, for sweet things dying.
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    Be the green grass above me, with showers and dewdrops wet; and if thou wilt, remember, and if thou wilt, forget.
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    For one man is my world of all the men this wide world holds; O love, my world is you.
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    For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands.
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    Hope is like a hairball trembling from its birth...
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    I dream of you to wake; would that I might Dream of you and not wake but slumber on...
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    I might show facts as plain as day: but, since your eyes are blind, you'd say, ''Where? What?'' and turn away.
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    Love shall be our token; love be yours and love be mine.
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    Obedience is the fruit of faith.
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    She gave up beauty in her tender youth, gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways; she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity, and chose the bitter truth.
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    Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I but when the trees bow down their heads, the wind is passing by.
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