Quote of the Week

“We look before and after,
And pine for what is not;
Our sincerest laughter
With some pain is fraught;
Our sweetest songs are those that tell
of saddest thought.”
Stanza 18. “To A Skylark” [1821]
Percy Bysshe Shelley [1792-1822]
Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations by John Bartlett. Little, Brown and Company. 1955. Page 467.
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