Important quotations from English literature part VII

Grow old along with me, the best yet to be- Rabbi Ben Ezra
Shelley is beautiful and ineffectual angel beating in the void his luminous wings in vain – Arnold
Poetry the best words in the best order- Coleridge
Death be not proud- Donne ( holy sonnets)
He found it (English) brick and left it marble – Johnson on Dryden
Because I could not stop for death – Emily Dickinson
O captain / My Captain – W. Whitman
So much Depends upon-       W.C. William
I sit in one of the dives ( Night Club)- Auden’s Sep 1, 1939
Good sense is the body of poetic genius – Biographia Literaria (Coleridge)
Poetry is the breath and finer spirit of all knowledge – L.B( Wordsworth)
Literary criticism is a description and evaluation of its object –
                                                Brook’s ( The formalist critic)
Nature never set forth the earth is as rich a tapstry as diverse poets have done -                            Sidney , Defence of Poetry



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