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    The moon had the old moon in her arms ...
    — Dorothy Wordsworth
    tags: moon 
     
    I verily believe that I never took infant in my arms that did not the moment it was there by its cries beg to be removed.
    — Dorothy Wordsworth
    tags: believe  moment 
     
    The moon shone like herrings in the water.
    — Dorothy Wordsworth
    tags: moon  water 
     
    The columbine ... is a graceful slender creature, a female seeking retirement, and growing freest and most graceful where it is most alone. I observed that the more shaded plants were always the tallest.
    — Dorothy Wordsworth
    tags: alone 
     
    I went through the fields, and sat for an hour afraid to pass a cow. The cow looked at me, and I looked at the cow, and whenever I stirred the cow gave over eating.
    — Dorothy Wordsworth
    tags: afraid 
     
    I found a strawberry blossom in a rock. The little slender flower had more courage than the green leaves, for they were but half expanded and half grown, but the blossom was spread full out. I uprooted it rashly, and I felt as if I had been committing an outrage, so I planted it again. It will have but a stormy life of it, but let it live if it can.
    — Dorothy Wordsworth
    tags: live  flowers  courage 
     
    Upon the highest ridge of that round hill covered with planted oaks, the shafts of the trees show in the light like the columns of a ruin.
    — Dorothy Wordsworth
    Every question was like the snapping of a little thread about my heart.
    — Dorothy Wordsworth
    tags: heart  questions 
     
    The moonlight lay upon the hills like snow.
    — Dorothy Wordsworth
    The days are cold, the nights are long, The North wind sings a doleful song; Then hush again upon my breast; All merry things are now at rest, Save thee, my pretty love!
    — Dorothy Wordsworth
    tags: night 
     
    I found a strawberry blossom in a rock. I uprooted it rashly and felt as if I had been committing an outrage, so I planted it again.
    — Dorothy Wordsworth
    I think one of the dullest things in the world is a letter filled with apologies for not writing sooner.
    — Dorothy Wordsworth
    tags: world  writing 
     
    I've been a dweller on the plains, have sighed when summer days were gone; No more I'll sigh; for winter here Hath gladsome gardens of his own.
    — Dorothy Wordsworth
    tags: winter  summer  garden 
     
    An injudicious and malignant enemy often serves the cause he means to injure; but a feeble friend never attains that end.
    — Dorothy Wordsworth
    tags: enemies  friends  enemy 
     
    Scotland is the country above all others that I have seen, in which a man of imagination may carve out his own pleasures; there are so many inhabited solitudes.
    — Dorothy Wordsworth
    I never saw daffodils so beautiful. They grew among the mossy stones about and above them; some rested their heads upon these stones, as on a pillow, for weariness ...
    — Dorothy Wordsworth
    tags: beautiful 
     
    It is a pleasure to a real lover of Nature to give winter all the glory he can, for summer will make its own way, and speak its own praises.
    — Dorothy Wordsworth
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