Famous quotes containing the words south, mountains, list, mountain, peaks and/or blue:
“The white gulls south of Victoria
catch tossed crumbs in midair.
When anyone hears the Catbird
he gets lonesome.”
—Gary Snyder (b. 1930)
“Without mountains one wouldnt see the plains.”
“Sheathey call him Scholar Jack
Went down the list of the dead.
Officers, seamen, gunners, marines,
The crews of the gig and yawl,
The bearded man and the lad in his teens,
—Joseph I. C. Clarke (18461925)
“And no one knows whats yet to come.
For Patrick Pearse had said
That in every generation
Must Irelands blood be shed.
From mountain to mountain ride the fierce horsemen.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“The stern hand of fate has scourged us to an elevation where we can see the great everlasting things which matter for a nationthe great peaks we had forgotten, of Honour, Duty, Patriotism, and, clad in glittering white, the great pinnacle of Sacrifice pointing like a rugged finger to Heaven.”
—David Lloyd George (18631945)
“Sometimes we see a cloud thats dragonish,
A vapor sometimes like a bear or lion,
A towered citadel, a pendant rock,
A forked mountain, or blue promontory
With trees upon t that nod unto the world
And mock our eyes with air. Thou hast seen these signs;
They are black vespers pageants.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)