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- But, spite of all the criticising elves,
Those who would make us feel, must feel themselves.
- Charles Churchill, The Rosciad (1761), line 961.
- Feeling is deep and still; and the word that floats on the surface
Is as the tossing buoy, that betrays where the anchor is hidden.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie (1847), Part II, scene 2, line 212.
- For there are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion,
That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble
Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret,
Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Courtship of Miles Standish (1858), Part VI. Priscilla, line 12.
- Some feelings are to mortals given,
With less of earth in them than heaven.
- Walter Scott, Lady of the Lake (1810), Canto II, Stanza 22.
Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations
- Quotes reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 270.
- He thought as a sage, though he felt as a man.
- James Beattie, The Hermit, line 8.
- Era of good feeling.
- Title of article in Boston Centinal (July 12, 1817).
- Thought is deeper than all speech,
Feeling deeper than all thought;
Souls to souls can never teach
What unto themselves was taught.
- C. P. Cranch, Thought.
- The moment of finding a fellow-creature is often as full of mingled doubt and exultation, as the moment of finding an idea.
- George Eliot, Daniel Deronda, Book II, Chapter XVII.
- Wenn ihr's nicht fühlt ihr werdet's nicht erjagen.
- The wealth of rich feelings—the deep—the pure;
With strength to meet sorrow, and faith to endure.
- Frances S. Osgood, to F. D. Maurice.
- The soul of music slumbers in the shell,
Till wak'd and kindled by the master's spell,
And feeling hearts touch them but lightly—pour
A thousand melodies unheard before!
- Samuel Rogers, Human Life, line 359.
- Sensations sweet,
Felt in the blood, and felt along the heart.
- William Wordsworth, Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey.