Quotes of Daffodil

“ The snowdrop and primrose our woodlands adorn, and violets bathe in the wet o' the morn. ”

- Robert Burns

“ O fateful flower beside the rill — The Daffodil, the daffodil! ”

- Jean Ingelow

“ Then the face of night is fair in the dewy downs And the shining daffodil dies. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ A host of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. ”

- William Wordsworth

“ When a daffadill I see, Hanging down his head t'wards me, Guesse I may, what I must be: First, I shall decline my head; Secondly, I shall be dead: Lastly, safely buryed. ”

- Robert Herrick

“ O Love-star of the unbeloved March, When cold and shrill, Forth flows beneath a low, dim-lighted arch The wind that beats sharp crag and barren hill, And keeps unfilmed the lately torpid rill! ”

- Aubrey Thomas de Vere

“ Now blooms the lily by the bank, The primrose down the brae; The hawthorn's budding in the glen, The milkwhite is the slae. ”

- Robert Burns

“ Brazen helm of daffodillies, With a glitter toward the light. Purple violets for the mouth, Breathing perfumes west and south; And a sword of flashing lilies, Holden ready for the fight. ”

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“ In the garden, Autumn is, indeed the crowning glory of the year, bringing us the fruition of months of thought and care and toil. And at no season, safe perhaps in Daffodil time, do we get such superb colour effects as from August to November. ”

- Rose G. Kingsley

“ One of the joys our technological civilization has lost is the excitement with which seasonal flowers and fruits were welcomed; the first daffodil, strawberry or cherry are now things of the past, along with their precious moment of arrival. Even the tangerine — now a satsuma or clementine — appears de-pipped months before Christmas. ”

- Derek Jarman
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