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We knew it would rain, for the poplars showed
The white of their leaves, the amber grain
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We knew it would rain, for the poplars showed
The white of their leaves, the amber grain
Shrunk in the wind,--and the lightning now
Is tangled in tremulous skeins of rain.

by Thomas Bailey Aldrich Found in: Rain Quotes,
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Somewhere, in desolate, wind-swept space,
In twilight land, in no man's land,
Two hurrying shapes met face read more

Somewhere, in desolate, wind-swept space,
In twilight land, in no man's land,
Two hurrying shapes met face to face
And bade each other stand.
"And who are you?" cried one, a-gape,
Shuddering in the glimmering light.
"I know not," said the second shape,
"I only died last night."

by Thomas Bailey Aldrich Found in: Death Quotes,
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Good night! I have to say good night,
To such a host of peerless things!

Good night! I have to say good night,
To such a host of peerless things!

by Thomas Bailey Aldrich Found in: Parting Quotes,
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What probing deep
Has ever solved the mystery of sleep?

What probing deep
Has ever solved the mystery of sleep?

by Thomas Bailey Aldrich Found in: Sleep Quotes,
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Dear Lord, though I be changed to senseless clay,
And serve the Potter as he turn his wheel,
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Dear Lord, though I be changed to senseless clay,
And serve the Potter as he turn his wheel,
I thank Thee for the gracious gift of tears!

by Thomas Bailey Aldrich Found in: Tears Quotes,
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