Rupert Brooke

British poet

Lived from: 1887-1915

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

Quotes: Rupert Brooke

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    A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
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    All the little emptiness of love!
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    Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill; Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass.
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    If I should die, think only this of me: that there's some corner of a foreign field that is for ever England.
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    Infinite hungers leap no more I in the chance swaying of your dress; and love has changed to kindliness.
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    Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
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    Stands the Church clock at ten to three? And is there honey still for tea?
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    The cool kindliness of sheets, that soon smooth away trouble; and the rough male kiss of blankets.
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    But somewhere, beyond Space and Time, is wetter water, slimier slime! And there (they trust) there swimmeth one who swam ere rivers were begun, immense of fishy form and mind, squamous omnipotent, and kind.
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