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Edgar Allan Poe quotes (8)
Gaily bedight A gallant knight In sunshine and in shadow Had journeyed long Singing a song In search of Eldorado. But he grew old This knight so bold And oer his heart a shadow Fell as he found No spot of ground That looked like Eldorado. And as his strength Failed him at length He met a pilgrim shadow Shadow said he Where can it be This land of Eldorado? Over the mountains Of the moon Down the valley of the shadow Ride boldly ride The shade replied If you seek for Eldorado!
Edgar Allan Poe Category: Utopia
Annabel Lee It was many and many a year ago In a kingdom by the sea That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee; And this maiden she lived with no other thought Than to love and be loved by me. I was a child and she was a chil
Edgar Allan Poe Category: Love
Glitter and in that one word how much of all that is detestable do we express.
Edgar Allan Poe Category: Unsorted
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Edgar Allan Poe Category: Confidence
Beauty of whatever kind in its supreme development invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Edgar Allan Poe Category: Beauty
From childhoods hour I have not been As others were; I have not seen As others saw; I could not bring My passions from a common spring. From the same source I have not taken My sorrow; I could not awaken My heart to joy at the same tone; And all I loved I loved alone. Then- in my childhood in the dawn Of a most stormy life- was drawn From every depth of good and ill The mystery which binds me still: From the torrent or the fountain From the red cliff of the mountain From the sun that round me rolled In its autumn tint of gold From the lightning in the sky As it passed me flying by From the thunder and the storm And the cloud that took the form (When the rest of Heaven was blue) Of a demon in my view.
Edgar Allan Poe Category: Others
It may well be doubted whether human ingenuity can construct an enigma ... which human ingenuity may not by proper application resolve.
Edgar Allan Poe Category: Solution
They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. In their grey visions they obtain glimpses of eternity.
Edgar Allan Poe Category: Dream