Laurence Binyon

(1869 - 1943 / Lancaster / England)

Quotations

  • ''With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children,
    England mourns for her dead across the sea,''
    Laurence Binyon (1869-1943), British poet, critic. For the Fallen (l. 1-2). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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  • ''Death august and royal
    Sings sorrow up into immortal spheres.''
    Laurence Binyon (1869-1943), British poet, critic. For the Fallen (l. 5-6). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
  • ''They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
    Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.''
    Laurence Binyon (1869-1943), British poet, critic. For the Fallen (l. 13-14). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
  • ''Two children, all alone and no one by,
    Holding their tattered frocks, thro'an airy maze
    Of motion lightly threaded with nimble feet
    Dance sedately; face to face they gaze,
    Their eyes shining, grave with a perfect pleasure.''
    Laurence Binyon (1869-1943), British poet, critic. The Little Dancers (l. 8-12). . . Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse, The. Philip Larkin, ed. (1973) Oxford University Press.
  • ''the little street
    Into its gloom retires, secluded and shy.''
    Laurence Binyon (1869-1943), British poet, critic. The Little Dancers (l. 13-14). . . Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse, The. Philip Larkin, ed. (1973) Oxford University Press.

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