Come watch with me the shaft of fire that glows In yonder West: the fair, frail palaces, The fading Alps and archipelagoes, And great cloud-continents of sunset-seas.
He bore a simple wild-flower wreath: Narcissus, and the sweet brier rose; Vervain, and flexile thyme, that breathe Rich fragrance; modest heath, that glows With purple bells; the amaranth bright, That no decay, nor fading knows, Like true love's holiest, rarest light; And every purest flower, that blows In that sweet time, which Love most blesses, When spring on summer's confines presses.thomas love peacock
Beauty's of a fading natureHas a season and is gone!Robert Burns
Thus would I double my life's fading space;For he that runs it well, runs twice his race.Abraham Cowley
Deceiving world, that with alluring toys Hast made my life the subject of thy scorn, And scornest now to lend thy fading joys, T'outlength my life, whom friends have left forlorn; How well are they that die ere they be born, And never see thy sleights, which few men shun Till unawares they helpless are undone!Robert Greene
On the Continent and elsewhere in the West, native populations are aging and fading and being supplanted remorselessly by a young Muslim demographic.mark steyn
Ambition has but one reward for all:A little power, a little transient fame,A grave to rest in, and a fading name.william winter
Ambition has but one reward for all: a little power, a little transient fame, a grave to rest in, and a fading name!william winter
The things that have been and shall be no more,The things that are, and that hereafter shall be,The things that might have been, and yet were not,The fading twilight of joys departed.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In view of the fading animals the proliferation of sewers and fears the sea clogging, the air nearing extinction we should be kind, we should take warning, we should forgive each other Instead we are opposite, we touch as though attacking, the gifts we bring even in good faith maybe warp in our hands to implements, to manoeuvresmargaret atwood
Surely 't is better, when summer is over To die when all fair things are fading away.thomas haynes bayly
O fairest flower! no sooner blown but blasted, Soft silken primrose fading timelessly.john milton
The warm look of radiance on your faceAnd your heart beating close to mineAnd the evening fading in the candle glowThis must be what it's all aboutOh this must be what it's all aboutThis must be what paradise is likeSo quiet in here, so peaceful in hereSo quiet in here, yeah, so peaceful in here.van morrison
O fading honours of the dead! O high ambition, lowly laid!walter scott
Unable to make radio contact with this second plane I felt my chances were fading fast. Dropping the radio mic, I sprinted up to the deck . . . and saw a huge ship bearing down on me!abby sunderland
The things that have been and shall be no more, The things that are, and that hereafter shall be, The things that might have been, and yet were not, The fading twilight of joys departed.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Woo on, with odour wooing me, Faint rose with fading core; For God's rose-thought, that blooms in thee, Will bloom forevermore.George MacDonald
Whensoever there is the fading of the Dharma and the uprising of unrighteousness, then I loose myself forth into birth. For the deliverance of the good, for the destruction of the evil-doers, for the enthroning of the Right, I am born from age to age.
Spring flies, and with it all the train it leads; and flowers, in fading, leave us but their seeds.Friedrich Schiller
Not by empty protestations against the pleasures of the world, and cynical denunciations of its enjoyments, but by our superiority to its perishing greatness, to its fading beauties, and its impotent antagonisms, are we to express our redemption from its power.
Beauty's of a fading nature. Has a season and is gone!Robert Burns
For a moment, James, but your moment is fading.
It's already dawn outside... but it doesn't matter to me. I'm fading fast... Argh! *gasp*
We dream our dream alone with no resistance / fading like the stars we wish to beTrue perfection has to be imperfectMy God woke up on the wrong side of his bedLittle by little / We gave you everything you ever dreamed of / And little by little / the wheels of your life have slowly fallen off" **Noel Gallagher