Bayard Taylor

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Bayard Taylor

Bayard Taylor (January 11, 1825December 19, 1878) was a U.S. poet and writer.

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  • Till the sun grows cold,
    And the stars are old,
    And the leaves of the Judgment Book unfold.
    • Bedouin Song, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • They sang of love, and not of fame;
    Forgot was Britain's glory;
    Each heart recalled a different name,
    But all sang Annie Lawrie.
    • The Song of the Camp, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • The bravest are the tenderest,—
    The loving are the daring.
    • The Song of the Camp, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • Shelved round us lie
    The mummied authors.
    • The Poet's Journal, Third Evening, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • The hollows are heavy and dank
    With the steam of the Goldenrods.
    • The Guests of Night; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 326.
  • Knowledge alone is the being of Nature,
    Giving a soul to her manifold features,
    Lighting through paths of the primitive darkness,
    The footsteps of Truth and the vision of Song.
    • Taylor, Kilimandjaro, Stanza 2. Quote reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 419-23.

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