No siren did ever so charm the ear of the listener as the listening ear has charmed the soul of the siren.
More Quotes from Henry Taylor:We figure to ourselves The thing we like and then we build it up, As chance will have it, on the rock or sand, For thought is tired of wandering o'er the world, And homebound Fancy runs her bark ashore.
Such souls, Whose sudden visitations daze the world, Vanish like lightning, but they leave behind A voice that in the distance far away Wakens the slumbering ages.
Where there are large powers with little ambition, nature may be said to have fallen short of her purposes.
The hope, and not the fact, of advancement, is the spur to industry.
Conscience is, in most men, an anticipation of the opinions of others.
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