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    Quotations about Winter

    • And for the season it was winter, and they that know the winters of that country know them to be sharp and violent, and subject to cruel and fierce storms.
      Of Plymouth Plantation, by William Bradford
    • If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
      'Meditations Divine and Moral,' 1655, by Anne Bradstreet
    • The tendinous part of the mind, so to speak, is more developed in winter; the fleshy, in summer. I should say winter had given the bone and sinew to literature, summer the tissues and the blood.
      The Snow-Walkers, by John Burroughs
    • In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
    • Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen.
      My Antonia, by Willa Cather
    • O Winter! ruler of the inverted year, . . . I crown thee king of intimate delights, Fireside enjoyments, home-born happiness, And all the comforts that the lowly roof Of undisturb'd Retirement, and the hours Of long uninterrupted evening, know.
      Task (bk. IV, l. 120), by William Cowper
    • There's a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons-- That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral Tunes--
      No. 258, by Emily Dickinson
    • Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart.
    • Every winter, When the great sun has turned his face away, The earth goes down into a vale of grief, And fasts, and weeps, and shrouds herself in sables, Leaving her wedding-garlands to decay-- Then leaps in spring to his returning kisses.
      Saint's Tragedy (act III, sc. 1), by Charles Kingsley
    • Perhaps I am a bear, or some hibernating animal underneath, for the instinct to be half asleep all winter is so strong in me.
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