We wove a web in childhood, A web of sunny air; We dug a spring in infancy Of water pure and fair; We sowed in youth a mustard seed, We cut an almond rod; We are now grown up to riper age Are they withered in the sod?charlotte brontë
White as the blossoms which the almond tree,Above its bald and leafless branches bears.margaret junkin preston
Like to an almond tree ymounted hye On top of greene Selinis all alone, With blossoms brave bedecked daintily; Whose tender locks do tremble every one, At everie little breath, that under heaven is blowne.Edmund Spenser
White as the blossoms which the almond tree, Above its bald and leafless branches bears.margaret junkin preston
Blossom of the almond trees, April's gift to April's bees.Edwin Arnold, Almond Blossoms.
almond blossom, sent to teach us That the spring days soon will reach us.edwin arnold
I said to the almond tree: "Speak to me of God." and the almond tree blossomed.Nikos Kazantzakis
I heard the bells from the future churches, the children playing and laughing in the schoolyards … and here was an almond tree in bloom before me: I must reach out and cut a flowering branch. For, by believing passionately in something which still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired, whatever we have not irrigated with our blood to such a degree that it becomes strong enough to stride across the somber threshold of nonexistence.Nikos Kazantzakis
White as the blossoms which the almond tree, Above its bald and leafless branches bears.The Royal Preacher, Stanza 5, reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 19.