Of course poets have morals and manners of their own, and custom is no argument with them.
More Quotes from Thomas Hardy:And blended pulsing life with lives long done,
Till Time seemed fiction, Past and Present one.
Who saves his life shall lose it, friends!
Pessimism is, in brief, playing the sure game. You cannot lose at it you may gain. It is the only view of life in which you can never be disappointed. Having reckoned what to do in the worst possible circumstances, when better arise, as they may, life becomes child's play.
So little cause for carolings Of such ecstatic sound Was written on terrestrial things Afar or nigh around, That I could think there trembled through His happy good-night air Some blessed Hope, whereof he knew And I was unaware.
This horrible stone entity was fashioned as if covered with a wrinkled hide it had short, erect ears, eyes starting from their sockets, and its fingers and hands were seizing the corners of its mouth, which they thus seemed to pull open to give free passage to the water it vomited.
Believe me, Lost One, Love is lovelier
The more it shapes its moans in selfish-wise.
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