W. H. Davies

Born: July 3, 1871

Die: September 26, 1940

Occupation: Poet

Quotes of W. H. Davies

W. H. Davies

Yes, I will spend the livelong day With Nature in this month of May; And sit beneath the trees, and share My bread with birds whose homes are there; While cows lie down to eat, and sheep Stand to...

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W. H. Davies

When on a summer's morn I wake, And open my two eyes, Out to the clear, born-singing rills My bird-like spirit flies. To hear the Blackbird, Cuckoo, Thrush, Or any bird in song; And common...

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W. H. Davies

But cats to me are strange, so strange I cannot sleep if one is near.

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W. H. Davies

Now shall I walk or shall I ride? 'Ride,' Pleasure said; 'Walk,' Joy replied.

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W. H. Davies

Peace to these little broken leaves, That strew our common ground; That chase their tails, like silly dogs, As they go round and round. For though in winter boughs are bare, Let us not once forget Their...

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W. H. Davies

What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows. No time to see, when woods we pass, Where squirrels...

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W. H. Davies

What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare.

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W. H. Davies

Teetotallers lack the sympathy and generosity of men that drink.

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W. H. Davies

I love thee for a heart that’s kind--not for the knowledge in thy mind.

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W. H. Davies

It was the rainbow gave thee birth, and left thee all her lovely hues.

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W. H. Davies

And hear the pleasant cockoo, loud and long - The simple bird that thinks two notes a song.

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