Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Quote of the Day (Thomas Hardy, As Summer Draws to a Close)

“They are blithely breakfasting all—
      Men and maidens—yea,
       Under the summer tree,
            With a glimpse of the bay,
       While pet fowl come to the knee . . .
           Ah, no; the years O!
 And the rotten rose is ript from the wall.”— Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928), “During Wind and Rain

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