I came from nothing; but from where
Come these undying thoughts I bear?
Opening lines of "A Song of Derivations". In Poems (London: John Lane, 1896) this poem is titled "The Modern Poet: A Song of Derivations". In later editions of Poems, it is titled "A Poet's Fancies VIII: A Song of Derivations".
It is easy to replace man, and it will take no great time, where Nature has lapsed, to replace Nature.
"The Colour of Life" in The Colour of Life and Other Essays on Things Seen and Heard (London: John Lane, 1896), p. 4.
She walks—the lady of my delight—
A shepherdess of sheep.
Her flocks are thoughts. She keeps them white;
She keeps them from the steep