Passionless bride, divineTranquillity, Yearned after by the wisest of the wise, Who fail to find thee, being as thou art Without one pleasure and without one pain.
I yearned to trespass on Quality Street.
Chafing in action when his nature yearned to act, conscious of indignitiesreal and imagined,Johnsonwent through three years of slow burn.Theodore H(arold) White
I thought I could not breathe in that fine air That pure severity of perfect light I yearned for warmth and colour which I found In Lancelot.Alfred Tennyson
In any war a victory means another war, and yet another, until some day inevitably the tides turn, and the victor is the vanquished, and the circle reverses itself, but remains nevertheless a circle. ... I came home more torn in heart than any child should be, for I saw that each side was right as well as wrong, and I yearned over both in a helpless fashion, unable to see how, history being what it was, anything now could be done.pearl buck
Underneath an apple-tree Sat a maiden and her lover; And the thoughts within her he yearned, in silence, to discover. Round them danced the sunbeams bright, Green the grass-lawn stretched before them While the apple blossoms white Hung in rich profusion o'er them.will carleton