Quotations Containing the Sounds of a in arm, o in orb, e in eve,

and oo in moon

1. 0 Nightingale! thou surely art

A creature of a fiery heart !


2. Two men look out through the same bars;

One sees the mud and one the stars.

3. And we sail on away, afar,

Without a course, without a star.


4. There are maidens in Scotland more lovely by far, That would gladly be bride to young Lochinvar.

-SCOTT. 5. Your call was like a winged car,

Driven on whirlwinds fast and far.

6. Have ye leisure, comfort, calm,

Shelter, food, love's gentle balm ?



And evermore its clustered stars
Are pledge of broken prison-bars.



Once more: speak clearly if you speak at all;
Carve every word before you let it fall:
Don't like a lecturer or dramatic star,
Try overhard to roll the British R.



Thy fate is the common fate of all,
Into each life some rain must fall,
Some days must be dark and dreary.


10. Mourning when their leaders fall,

Warriors carry the warrior's pall,
And sorrow darkens hamlet and hall.


11. It whispered to the fields of corn,
“Bow down, and greet the coming morn.

-LONGFELLOW. 12. At eve cool shadows fall Across the garden wall.


13. The wrinkled sea beneath him crawls;

He watches from his mountain walls,
And like a thunderbolt he falls.


14. Hark, hark! Who calleth the maiden Morn,

From her sleep in the woods and the stubble corn?
The horn! the horn!
The merry sweet notes of the hunter's horn.


15. All things bright and beautiful,

All creatures great and small,
All things wise and wonderful
The Lord God made them all.


16. What though in solemn silence all Move round the dark terrestrial ball ?


17. Oh rose, out of the heart of brier and thorn,

All thy sweet loveliness was born.

18. Here are cool mosses deep,

And thro’ the moss the ivies creep,
And in the stream the long-leav'd flowers weep,
And from the craggy ledge the poppy hangs in sleep.

-TENNYSON. 19. There oft as mild evening sweeps over the lea, The sweet-scented birk shades my Mary and me.

-BURNS. 20. The anchor heaves! The ship is free!

Our sails swell full! To sea! To sea !

21. Thought is deeper than all speech;

Feeling deeper than all thought;
Souls to souls can never teach
What unto themselves was taught.

-C. P. CRANCH. 22. Waking or asleep

Thou of death must deem
Things more true and deep

Than we mortals dream,
Or how could thy notes flow
In such a crystal stream?


23. Like the leaves of the forest when summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset was seen.

-BYRON. 24. The fisher is out on the sunny sea,

And the reindeer bounds o'er the pastures free,
And the pine has a fringe of softer green,
And the moss looks bright where my step hath been.


25. Round yon snowy house, greenwoods dream:

'Twixt the giant boughs moonbeams stream.

26. The sea! the sea ! the open sea ! The blue, the fresh, the ever free.


27. Keep thou my feet: I do not ask to see
The distant scene-one step enough for me.


28. Singing the bridal of sap and shoot,

The tree's slow life between root and fruit.

29. The glory has passed from the goldenrod's plume;

The purple-hued aster still lingers in bloom.


30. Health that mocks the doctor's rules,

Knowledge never learned in schools.


31. Beautiful hands are they that do

Work that is earnest, brave, and true,
Moment by moment the whole day through.


32. She left the web, she left the loom,

She made three paces thro' the room,
She saw the water lily bloom,
She saw the helmet and the plume.


33. And, darkly circled, gave at noon

A sadder light than waning moon.


Quotations Containing the Sounds of e in there, u in urn,

a in ate, and o in oak

1. Come, O swallows, and stir the air,

For the buds are bursting unaware.



Oft to his frozen lair
Tracked I the grizzly bear,
While from my path the hare

Fled like a shadow.


3. Lithe squirrels darted here and there,

And wild birds filled the echoing air

With songs of liberty.

4. Beautiful faces are those that wear

It matters little if dark or fair-
Whole-souled honesty printed there.

5. O thou child of many prayers,

Life hath quicksands, life hath snares,
Care and age come unawares.

6. Her eyes like stars of twilight fair,

Like twilight, too, her dusky hair.


7. Its webs of living gauze no more unfurl

Wrecked is the ship of pearl !


8. Bards of passion and of mirth,

Ye have left your souls on earth!


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