All things they have in common, being so poor, And their one fear, Death's shadow at the door. Each sundown makes them mournful, each sunrise Brings back the brightness in their failing eyes. Edmund Charles Blunden
Do not expect again a phoenix hour, The triple-towered sky, the dove complaining, Sudden the rain of gold and heart's first ease Traced under trees by the eldritch light of sundown. Cecil Day-Lewis
'From Feathers to Iron'.
Midwinter Spring is its own season Sempiternal though sodden towards sundown, Suspended in time, between pole and tropic. T(homas) S(tearns) EliotSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Four Quartets,'Little Gidding', pt.1.
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