Finnish forests: Let us remind the satellite pictures of the 1970’s winter in which the old forest appeared black and young forest and cut downs white. Already then the Finnish borders were like drawn on the map: White Finland between black Karelian and black Sweden. Finnish Forest Research Institute hicced up some time and then decided that the pictures are fake. . .
Across the downs a hummingbird Came dipping through the bowers, He pivoted on emptiness To scrutinize the flowers.
When the face of night is fair on the dewy downs, And the shining daffodil dies.Tennyson
When the face of night is fair in the dewy downs And the shining daffodil dies.
The Lotos blooms below the barren peak: The Lotos blooms by every winding creek: All day the wind breathes low with mellower tone: Thro' every hollow cave and alley lone, Round and round the spicy downs the yellow Lotos-dust is blown.
As for theatre, there's ups and downs to everything. Theatre is ephemeral. But that is part of its charm because you can always say the production was better than it was.
Does Mum, the Persil-user, still believe That there's no Devil and that youth is bliss? As certain as the sun behind the downs And quite as plain to see, the Devil walks.
While many a lovely ship below sailed byOn unknown errand, kempt and leisurely;And after each, oh, after each, my heartFled forth, as, watching from the downs apart,I shared with ships good joys and fortunes wideThat might befall their beauty and their pride…vita sackville-west
The signal-elm, that looks on Ilsley downs, The Vale, the three lone weirs, the youthful Thames. 33Matthew Arnold
We are slumberous poppies, Lords of Lethe downs, Some awake and some asleep, Sleeping in our crowns. What perchance our dreams may know, Let our serious beauty show.leigh hunt
There cannot be Ups in a roller-coaster ride unless there are downs.siddharth katragadda