Facts about Gerard Manley Hopkins

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Gerard Manley Hopkins was a famous Poet from England, who lived between July 28, 1844 and June 8, 1889.

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He/she is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 11 quotes who is written / told by Gerard, under the main topic Nature.

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Famous quotes by Gerard Manley Hopkins (11)


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"Religion, you know, enters very deep; in reality it is the deepest impression I have in speaking to people, that they are or that they are not of my religion"
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"Do you know, a horrible thing has happened to me. I have begun to doubt Tennyson"
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"The effect of studying masterpieces is to make me admire and do otherwise"
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"It is a happy thing that there is no royal road to poetry. The world should know by this time that one cannot reach Parnassus except by flying thither"
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"I always knew in my heart Walt Whitman's mind to be more like my own than any other man's living. As he is a very great scoundrel this is not a pleasant confession"
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"Nothing is so beautiful as spring - when weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush's eggs look little low heavens, and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear, it strikes like lightning to hear him sing"
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"The poetical language of an age should be the current language heightened"
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"By the by, if the English race had done nothing else, yet if they left the world the notion of a gentleman, they would have done a great service to mankind"
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"What would the world be, once bereft Of wet and wildness? Let them be left, O let them be left, wildness and wet, Long live the weeds and the wildness yet"
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"Beauty is a relation, and the apprehension of it a comparison"
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"Nothing is so beautiful as spring - when weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush's eggs look little low heavens, and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear, it strikes like lightning to hear him sing"


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