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"O, for a draught of vintage! that hath been Cooled a long age in the deep-delvid earth."

"O Solitude! If I must with thee dwell, Let it not be among the jumbled heap of murky buildings."

"She press'd his hand in slumber; so once more He could not help but kiss her and adore."

"Now a soft kiss - Aye, by that kiss, I vow an endless bliss."

"The poetry of the earth is never dead."
Nature

"Poetry should... should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance."
Poetry

"A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness."

"O, for a draught of vintage! that hath been Cooled a long age in the deep-delvid earth..."

"Scenery is fine - but human nature is finer."

"Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter."

"He ne'er is crowned with immortality Who fears to follow where airy voices lead."

"Love is my religion - I could die for it."
Love

"There is nothing stable in the world; uproar's your only music."

"Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced."

"Philosophy will clip an angel's wings."

"Pass into nothingness."

"I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination."

"Health is my expected heaven."

"There is an electric fire in human nature tending to purify - so that among these human creatures there is continually some birth of new heroism. The pity is that we must wonder at it, as we should at finding a pearl in rubbish."

"I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for religion - I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more - I could be martyred for my religion - Love is my religion - I could die for that."

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