From yon blue heavens above us bent The gardener Adam and his wife Smile at the claims of long descent. Howe'er it be, it seems to me, 'Tis only noble to be good. Kind hearts are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood.
Whate'er the talents, or howe'er designed, We hang one jingling padlock on the mind.Alexander Pope
"Farewell!" For in that word that fatal word howe'er We promise hope believe there breathes despair.lord byron
No, Freedom has a thousand charms to show That slaves, howe'er contented, never know.william cowper
Trust no Future, howe'er pleasant! Let the dead Past bury its dead!Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Once at a potent leader's voice I stayed; Once I went back when a good monarch prayed; Mortals, howe'er we grieve, howe'er deplore, The flying shadow will return no more.
Farewell! For in that word that fatal word, howe'er We promise, hope, believe, there breathes despair.lord byron
From yon blue heavens above us bent, The gardener Adam and his wife Smile at the claims of long descent. howe'er it be, it seems to me 'Tis only noble to be good. Kind hearts are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood.
John Trott was desired by two witty peers To tell them the reason why asses had ears. "An 't please you," quoth John, "I'm not given to letters; Nor dare I pretend to know more than my betters: howe'er, from this time I shall ne'er see your graces, As I hope to be saved! without thinking on asses."Oliver Goldsmith
Upon my lips the breath of song, Within my heart a rhyme, howe'er time trips or lags along, I keep abreast with time!
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