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Algernon Charles Swinburne - Quotes

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From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever; That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.

From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever; That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.

Body and spirit are twins: God only knows which is which. ---->>>

To say of shame - what is it? Of virtue - we can miss it; Of sin-we can kiss it, And it's no longer sin. ---->>>

Hope thou not much, and fear thou not at all. ---->>>

Time turns the old days to derision, Our loves into corpses or wives; And marriage and death and division Make barren our lives. ---->>>

Glory to Man in the highest! For Man is the master of things. ---->>>

While three men hold together, the kingdoms are less by three. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: April 5, 1837
Birthplace:
Die: 04-10, 1909
Occupation: Poet
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Algernon Charles Swinburne (5 April 1837 – 10 April 1909) was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic. He wrote several novels and collections of poetry such as Poems and Ballads, and contributed to the famous Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica. A controversial figure at the time, Swinburne was a sado-masochist and alcoholic and was obsessed with the Middle Ages and lesbianism (wikipedia)