Quotes of Blackbird

“ I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ Golden Bill! Golden Bill! Lo, the peep of day; All the air is cool and still, From the elm-tree on the hill, Chant away:.... Let thy loud and welcome lay Pour alway Few notes but strong. ”

- James Montgomery

“ O Blackbird! sing me something well: While all the neighbors shoot thee round, I keep smooth plats of fruitful ground, Where thou may'st warble, eat and dwell. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ We feel at first as if some opportunities of kindness and sympathy were lost, but learn afterward that any pure grief is ample recompense for all. That is, if we are faithful; — for a spent grief is but sympathy with the soul that disposes events, and is as natural as the resin of Arabian trees… ”

- Henry David Thoreau
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