Roman playwright of the Old Latin period
I know that a sweet child is the sweetest thing in nature?but the prettier the kind of a thing is, the more desirable it is that it should be pretty of its kind.Charles Lamb
O Earth, lie heavily upon her eyes; Seal her sweet eyes weary of watching, Earth.
All my joys to this are follyNaught so sweet as melancholy.robert burton
You are sweet, O Love, dear Love,You are soft as the nesting dove.Come to my heart and bring it restAs the bird flies home to its welcome nest.Paul Laurence Dunbar
And all now is warWhere so lately there was peace,and the sweet brotherhood, the useof tilled fields.Charles Olson
When the virus of restlessness begins to take possession of a wayward man, and the road away from Here seems broad and straight and sweet, the victim must first find himself a good and sufficient reason for going.john steinbeck
On seeing his shadow fall on such ancient rocks, he had to question himself in a different context and ask the same old question as before, "Who am I?", and the answer now came more emphatically than ever before, "No-one."But a no-one with a crown of light about his head. He would remember a verse from Pindar: "Man is a dream about a shadow. But when some splendour falls upon him from God, a glory comes to him and his life is sweet."
Sweetest melodies Are those that are by distance made more sweet.william wordsworth
Oh, talk not to me of a name great in story; The days of our youth are the days of our glory; And the myrtle and ivy of sweet two-and-twenty Are worth all your laurels, though ever so plenty.lord byron
How sweet Japanese woman is! All the possibilities of the race for goodness seem to be concentrated in her.lafcadio hearn
But life is sweet, though all that makes it sweet Lessen like sound of friends’ departing feet; And Death is beautiful as feet of friend Coming with welcome at our journey’s end. For me Fate gave, whate’er she else denied, A nature sloping to the southern side; I thank her for it, though when clouds arise Such natures double-darken gloomy skies.james russell lowell
For solitude sometimes is best society, And short retirement urges sweet return.john milton
For contemplation he and valor formed, For softness she and sweet attractive grace.john milton
Look babies in your eyes, my pretty sweet one.
The groves of Blarney They look so charming Down by the purling Of sweet, silent brooks.
Come calm content serene and sweet, O gently guide my pilgrim feet To find thy hermit cell.
“In real life, my sweet poet,” the duke said as the swordsmen circled, “words can never be undone.”
Amazing grace! (how sweet the sound) That sav'd a wretch like me! I once was lost, but now am found, Was blind, but now I see.
And by the meadow-trenches blow the faint sweet cuckoo-flowers.
sweet, sweet, sweet poison for the age’s tooth.