To waft a feather or to drown a fly.
Farewell! if ever fondest prayer For other's weal avail'd on high, Mine will not all be lost in air, But waft thy name beyond the sky.lord byron
Let faith each meek petition fill, And waft it to the skies; And teach our heart 'tis goodness still That grants it or denies.
Speed the soft intercourse from soul to soul, And waft a sigh from Indus to the Pole.Alexander Pope
A waft from the roadside bank Tells where the wild rose nods.bayard taylor
Stranger, if thou hast learned a truth which needs No school of long experience, that the world Is full of guilt and misery, and hast seen Enough of all its sorrows, crimes and cares, To tire thee of it, enter this wild wood And view the haunts of Nature. The calm shade Shall bring a kindred calm, and the sweet breeze That makes the green leaves dance, shall waft a balm To thy sick heart.william cullen bryant
Seas roll to waft me, suns to light me rise; My footstool Earth, my canopy the skies.Alexander Pope
Ye field flowers! the gardens eclipse you 'tis true: Yet wildings of nature, I dote upon you, For ye waft me to summers of old, When the earth teem'd around me with fairy delight, And when daisies and buttercups gladden 'd my sight, Like treasures of silver and gold.thomas campbell
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