Famous quotes containing the words irish and/or harp:
“Concurring hands divide
flax for damask
that when bleached by Irish weather
has the silvered chamois-leather
water-tightness of a
—Marianne Moore (18871972)
“Strike the concertinas melancholy string!
Blow the spirit-stirring harp like any thing!
Let the pianos martial blast
Rouse the Echoes of the Past,”
—Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18361911)