Gerard Hopkins Quotes

6 Gerard Hopkins quotes:

"The poetical language of an age should be the current language heightened."
"The fine delight that fathers thought; the strong / Spur, live and lancing like the blowpipe flame, / Breathes once and, quenchèd faster than it came, / Leaves yet the mind a mother of immortal song."
Author: Hopkins Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"What would the world be, once bereft of wet and wildness? Let them be left. O let them be left, wildness and wet; Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet."
Author: Hopkins Quotes Category: Nature Quotes Wilderness Quotes
"That night, that year / Of now done darkness I wretch lay wrestling with (my God!) my God."
Author: Hopkins Quotes Category: Darkness Quotes
"Look at the stars! look, look up at the skies!/ O look at all the fire-folk sitting in the air! / The bright boroughs, the circle-citadels there!"
Author: Hopkins Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"O then if in my lagging lines you miss / The roll, the rise, the carol, the creation."
Author: Hopkins Quotes Category: Creation Quotes

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