How beautiful they are,The lordly onesWho dwell in the hills,In the hollow hills.
I built my soul a lordly pleasure-house, Wherein at ease for aye to dwell.Tennyson
O love, whose lordly hand Has bridled my desires, And raised my hunger and my thirst To dignity and pride, Let not the strong in me and the constant Eat the bread or drink the wine That tempt my weaker self. Let me rather starve, And let my heart parch with thirst, And let me die and perish, Ere I stretch my hand To a cup you did not fill, Or a bowl you did not bless.khalil gibran
Ghastly, grim, and ancient Raven, wandering from the Nightly shore, Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night's Plutonian shore! Quoth the Raven "Nevermore!"Edgar Allen Poe, The Raven (1844), Stanza 8.
Steps with a tender foot, light as on air, The lovely, lordly creature floated on.Alfred Tennyson, The Princess (1847), VI, line 72.
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