Flow my tears, fall from your springs,Exil'd for ever: let me mournWhere night's black bird her sad infamy sings,There let me live forlorn.
I could digress and say that you have the ability to give magnificent gentle kisses, or that I love your tan lines or that I love the curve of your hips, the erotic beauty of you holding yourself (or two magnificent parts of yourself) in the faded glow of the night's light. but hey, that would be going into sexual details...mark sanford
Come, seeling night, Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful day; And with thy bloody and invisible hand, Cancel and tear to pieces that great bond Which keeps me pale! Light thickens; and the crow Makes wing to the rooky wood. Good things of day begin to droop and drowse, While night's black agents to their preys do rouse.Macbeth, Scene II
No radiant pearl, which crested Fortune wears, No gem that twinkling hangs from Beauty's ears, Not the bright stars which night's blue arch adorn, Nor rising suns that gild the vernal morn, Shine with such lustre as the tear that flows Down Virtue's manly cheek for others' woes.erasmus darwin
Each morning sees some task begin, Each evening sees it close; Something attempted, something done, Has earned a night's repose.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I hope in time 'twill grow into a custom That noblemen shall come with cap and knee To purchase a night's lodging of their wives. 895john webster
The greatest asset that a head of state can have is the ability to get a good night's sleep.1975 BBC Radio 4 broadcast,16 Apr.
I knew that my staying up would not change the election result if I were defeated, while if elected I had a hard day ahead of me. So I thought a night's rest was best in any event.benjamin harrison
...when you get a good night's sleep and wake up ready to produce throughout the day.stephen covey
Last night's fierce-eyed Don Giovanni, sung by Vytautas Juozapaitis, was a lean and hungry predator (...) Mozart's dark comedy has been realised with grandeur.vytautas juozapaitis
I come from all places and to all places I go: I am art among the arts and mountain among mountains. I know the strange names of flowers and herbs and of fatal deceptions and magnificent griefs. In night's darkness I've seen raining down on my head pure flames, flashing rays of beauty divine.josé martí
Hail, Sphinx: salutation from Julius Caesar! I have wandered in many lands, seeking the lost regions from which my birth into this world exiled me, and the company of creatures such as I myself. I have found flocks and pastures, men and cities, but no other Caesar, no air native to me, no man kindred to me, none who can do my day's deed, and think my night's thought.George Bernard Shaw
Steed threatens steed, in high and boastful neighs, Piercing the night's dull ear.william shakespeare
Th' an'am an Dhia, but there it is The dawn on the hills of Ireland. God's angels lifting the night's black veil From the fair sweet face of my sireland! O Ireland, isn't it grand, you look Like a bride in her rich adornin', And with all the pent up love of my heart I bid you the top of the morning.john locke
Day! Faster and more fast, O'er night's brim, day boils at last; Boils, pure gold, o'er the cloud-cup's brim.Robert Browning
Slow buds the pink dawn like a rose From out night's gray and cloudy sheath; Softly and still it grows and grows, Petal by petal, leaf by leaf.Susan Coolidge, The Morning Comes Before the Sun.
Then the nun-like twilight came, violet-vestured and still, And the night's first star outshone afar on the eve of Bunker Hill.Clinton Scollard, On the Eve of Bunker Hill.
Anything is possible on a train : a great meal, a binge, a visit from card players, an intrigue, a good night's sleep , and strangers' monologues framed like Russian short stories.Paul Theroux, in City Watch: Discovering the Uncommon Chicago0 (4 May 2001), p.199
"Get thee back into the tempest and the night's Plutonian shore! Leave no black plume as a token of that lie thy soul hath spoken! Leave my loneliness unbroken! quit the bust above my door! Take thy beak from out my heart, and take thy form from off my door!" Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore."edgar allan poe
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.
night's son was driving His golden-haired horses up; Over the eastern firths High flashed their manes.Charles Kingsley
night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day Stands tiptoe on the misty mountain tops.william shakespeare
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