The beautiful in nature is the unmarred result of God's first creative or forming will,and ..the beautiful in art is the result of an unmistaken working of man in accordance with the beautiful in nature.
Thoughts on Beauty in Art- Article in MacMillan's Magazine 1861.
But no. Too soon I voun' my charm abroke.Noo comely soul in white like her—Noo soul a-steppen light like her—An' nwone o' comely height like her—Went by; but all my grief agean awoke.William Barnes
Since I do miss your vaïce an’ feäce
In praÿer at eventide,
I’ll praÿ wi’ woone said vaïce vor greäce
To goo where you do bide.
Now voe me I can zing on my business abrode: Though the storm do beat down on my poll, There's a wife brighten'd vire at the end of my road, An' her love, voe the jaÿ o' my soul.William Barnes
And while the wicket falls behind Her steps, I thought if I could find A wife I need not blush to show I've little further now to go.William Barnes