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autumn

We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To me a book is a message from the gods to mankind; or, if not, should never be published at all. A message from the gods should be delivered at once. It is damnably blasphemous to talk about the autumn season and so on. How dare the author or publisher demand a price for doing his duty, the highest and most honorable to which a man can be called?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We are reformers in the spring and summer, but in autumn we stand by the old. Reformers in the morning, and conservers at night.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He is outside of everything, and alien everywhere. He is an aesthetic solitary. His beautiful, light imagination is the wing that on the autumn evening just brushes the dusky window.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The teeming Autumn big with rich increase, bearing the wanton burden of the prime like widowed wombs after their lords decease.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Clear Rivers: Almost autumn.
Alex Browning: It's only the end of June.
Clear Rivers: Yeah, but everything's always in transition. If you focus, even now, just one week into summer, you can almost feel autumn coming.
Clear Rivers: [turns toward Alex]
Clear Rivers: Kinda like being able to see the future.More [06/25/2007 12:06:00]
Jenny Williams:
Even a man who is pure in heart and says his prayers by night, may become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms and the autumn moon is bright.



Larry Talbot:
[after hearing it twice already] You know that one too ah?

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
The Coconut Grove Girls:
[singing] All I do is dream of you the whole night through; with the dawn I still go on, dreaming of you. You're every thought, you're everything, you're every song I ever sing; summer, winter, autumn and spring. And were there more than twenty four hours a day; they'd be spent in sweet content dreaming away; when skies are grey, when skies are blue; morning, noon and night time too; all I do the whole day through is dream of you.

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Lillian Corning:
I'd like to give you a going away present. You may not like it, but I don't care. It's just this: you're never gonna forget me. You're gonna walk down the street of wherever you happen to be, you're gonna see me, even when you know I'm not there. And nobody is ever gonna be as right for you as I was for twelve days in Paris in the autumn 'cause that was your gift to me.

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Heather Grant Webber Quartermaine:
I empathize with your pain, your loss. It was a magical wedding day you had with Laura.



Luke Spencer:
You weren't there.



Heather Grant Webber Quartermaine:
I read about it in the papers. It mean, it was the event of the year. A perfect day, a beautiful ceremony. Laura, she looked like an angel. I couldn't help being a little jealous.



Luke Spencer:
Why would you be jealous of Laura?



Heather Grant Webber Quartermaine:
Oh, what girl doesn't dream of marrying her one true love in an autumn garden.



Luke Spencer:
Well, dreams turn to nightmares everyday, Heather. Every day.

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Dr. Fritz Fassbender:
My darling! Your face is like the pale autumn moon!

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Anna:
[reading Agnes' journal entry] "Wednesday the third of September... The tang of autumn fills the clear still air but it's mild and fine. My sisters, Karin and Maria have come to see me. It's wonderful to be together again like in the old days, and I am feeling much better. We were even able to go for a little walk together. Such an event for me, especially since i haven't been out of doors for so long. Suddenly we began to laugh and run toward the old swing that we hadn't seen since we were children. We sat in it like three good little sisters and Anna pushed us, slowly and gently. All my aches and pains were gone. The people I am most fond of in all the world were with me. I could hear their chatting around me. I could feel the presence of their bodies, the warmth of their hands. I wanted to hold the moment fast and thought, "Come what may, this is happiness. I cannot wish for anything better. Now, for a few minutes, I can experience perfection. And I feel profoundly grateful to my life, which gives me so much.

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Darnell Jefferson:
Yo, motherfucker! You missed that block on purpose!



Ray Griffen:
Hey, *you're* the one who fumbled! Don't blame me!



Darnell Jefferson:
This is about Autumn, isn't it?



Ray Griffen:
Hey, *fuck* Autumn and *fuck* you! You just can't take a hint, can you *punk*?


[throws water in his face on "punk", and Darnell starts a fight with him]

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Simon:
Why don't we just say that that was the autumn that was and let's just see what winter brings.



Reverend Geraldine Granger:
Yeah. Either that or "get out of my house you treacherous gigantic elongated bastard". Ah, but no. Probably the autumny-wintry metaphor is much nicer. Much nicer for you.

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Fantine:
He slept a summer by my side, he filled my days with endless wonder. He took my childhood in his stride, but he was gone when autumn came! And still I dream he'll come to me - that we will live the years together. But there are dreams that cannot be, and there are storms we cannot weather.

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[sings]



Party Singer:
Should we walk into the wind? Maybe fall when autumn falls? Let's walk into the wind. You have to learn to touch, by touching. Touch me, touch me if you can. We've reached the end of the beginning, in this beatnik love affair...

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Harry Pearce:
Colin, tell me something uplifting.



Colin Wells:
Well, it's shaping up to be the driest autumn on record.



Harry Pearce:
Do you want to be taken out and shot?

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
Art Chew:
I, eh, I jus' , I jus' wanna tell you that, um... your beauty surpasses the Autumn moon... rising over the Jade Palace... that serves dim sum from 11:00 to 2:00.

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[first lines]



Narrator:
Franklin could count by twos and tie his shoes. He loved warm spring showers, hot summer days and crisp autumn winds. He also loved the winter because winter meant snow and playing in the snow made him very happy. One January, when the snow laid deeper and thicker than anyone in Woodland could remember, Franklin was especially happy. Something was about to happen that would change his life forever.

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Leonard Crabbe:
[Leonard shows Mitch his model trains] This whole area here is called Crabbe Town. We've got a brothel down there above the saloon. And right down there further along I'm thinking of building a French Quarter. I've actually got a bit of French blood.



Mitch Cohen:
I would love to see this town in the autumn. I think Crabbeville in autumn would look quite magnificent. I would have made tiny little leaves, oak, poplar, maple, chestnut, and spread them across the town of Crabbeville. Magnificent.



Leonard Crabbe:
It's Crabbe Town, not Crabbeville.

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.More [08/09/2011 03:08:09]
I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence.More [08/29/2011 05:08:45]
My sorrow, when she's here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane.More [09/07/2011 06:09:35]
In spring they lie flat at the first warmth, they ruin my summer and in autumn they smell of women.More [09/30/2011 11:09:43]
I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.More [10/21/2011 10:10:37]
The tale of the Dark Goddess Autumn and her desire to escape all the torment and hatred she has endured comes to a close with Act 3.More [05/11/2012 12:05:38]
On either flank harsh chains of mountains. They were immensely beautiful, some of them, with sheer unending ramparts and their crests white with the first autumn snows.More [01/18/2013 02:01:21]
A strangely reflective, even melancholy day. Is that because, unlike our cousins in the northern hemisphere, Easter is not associated with the energy and vitality of spring but with the more subdued spirit of autumn?More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flowerMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Spring passes and one remembers one's innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one's exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one's reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one's perseverance.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Listen to the Water-Mill:
Through the live-long day
How the clicking of its wheel
Wears the hours away!
Languidly the Autumn wind
Stirs the forest leaves,
From the field the reapers sing
Binding up their sheaves:
And a proverb haunts my mind
As a spell is cast,
"The mill cannot grind
With the water that is past."More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The new church of St. John's, on Fifth Avenue, was thronged the
morning of the last Sunday of October, in the year 1880. Sitting
in the gallery, beneath the unfinished frescoes, and looking down
the nave, one caught an effect of autumn gardens, a suggestion of
chrysanthemums and geraniums, or of October woods, dashed with
scarlet oaks and yellow maples.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The windflower and the violet, they perished long ago,
And the brier-rose and the orchis died amid the summer glow;
But on the hills the golden-rod, and the aster in the wood,
And the yellow sunflower by the brook, in autumn beauty stood,
Till fell the first from the clear cold heaven, as falls the
plague on men,
And the brightness of their smile was gone, from upland glade and
glen.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A maiden born when Autumn leaves
Are rustling in September's breeze,
A Sapphire on her brow should bind,
'Twill cure diseases of the mind.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I trust in Nature for the stable laws
Of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant
And Autumn garner to the end of time.
I trust in God--the right shall be the right
And other than the wrong, while he endures;
I trust in my own soul, that can perceive
The outward and the inward, Nature's good
And God's.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods,
And day by day the dead leaves fall and melt,
And night by night the monitory blast
Wails in the key-hole, telling how it pass'd
O'er empty fields, or upland solitudes,
Or grim wide wave; and now the power is felt
Of melancholy, tenderer in its moods
Than any joy indulgent Summer dealt.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
O Autumn, laden with fruit, and stained
With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit
Beneath my shady roof; there thou mayest rest
And tune thy jolly voice to my fresh pipe,
And all the daughters of the year shall dance!
Sing now the lusty song of fruits and flowers.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Autumn wins you best by this, its mute
Appeal to sympathy for its decay.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Glorious are the woods in their latest gold and crimson,
Yet our full-leaved willows are in the freshest green.
Such a kindly autumn, so mercifully dealing
With the growths of summer, I never yet have seen.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All-cheering Plenty, with her flowing horn,
Led yellow Autumn, wreath'd with nodding corn.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The mellow autumn came, and with it came
The promised party, to enjoy its sweets.
The corn is cut, the manor full of game;
The pointer ranges, and the sportsman beats
In russet jacket;--lynx-like is his aim;
Full grows his bag, and wonderful his feats.
An, nutbrown partridges! An, brilliant pheasants!
And ah, ye poachers!--'Tis no sport for peasants.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Yellow, mellow, ripened days,
Sheltered in a golden coating;
O'er the dreamy, listless haze,
White and dainty cloudlets floating;
Winking at the blushing trees,
And the sombre, furrowed fallow;
Smiling at the airy ease,
Of the southward flying swallow
Sweet and smiling are thy ways,
Beauteous, golden Autumn days.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Third act of the eternal play!
In poster-like emblazonries
"Autumn once more begins today"--
'Tis written all across the trees
In yellow like Chinese.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Autumn is old;
The sere leaves are flying;
He hath gather'd up gold,
And now he is dying;--
Old age, begin sighing!More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I saw old Autumn in the misty morn
Stand shadowless like silence, listening
To silence, for no lonely bird would sing
Into his hollow ear from woods forlorn,
Nor lowly hedge nor solitary thorn;--
Shaking his languid locks all dewy bright
With tangled gossamer that fell by night,
Pearling his coronet of golden corn.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It was Autumn, and incessant
Piped the quails from shocks and sheaves,
And, like living coals, the apples
Burned among the withering leaves.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What visionary tints the year puts on,
When falling leaves falter through motionless air
Or numbly cling and shiver to be gone!
How shimmer the low flats and pastures bare,
As with her nectar Hebe Autumn fills
The bowl between me and those distant hills,
And smiles and shakes abroad her misty, tremulous hair!More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every season hath its pleasure;
Spring may boast her flowery prime,
Yet the vineyard's ruby treasuries
Brighten Autumn's sob'rer time.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Autumn
Into earth's lap does throw
Brown apples gay in a game of play,
As the equinoctials blow.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Ye flowers that drop, forsaken by the spring,
Ye birds that, left by summer, cease to sing,
Ye trees that fade, when Autumn heats remove,
Say, is not absence death to those who love?More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Autumn wood the aster knows,
The empty nest, the wind that grieves,
The sunlight breaking thro' the shade,
The squirrel chattering overhead,
The timid rabbits lighter tread
Among the rustling leaves.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Sweet April! many a thought
Is wedded unto thee, as hearts are wed;
Nor shall they fail, till, to its autumn brought,
Life's golden fruit is shed.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The smile that flickers on baby's lips when he sleeps--does
anybody know where it was born? Yes, there is a rumor that a
young pale beam of a crescent moon touched the edge of a
vanishing autumn cloud, and there the smile was first born in the
dream of a dew-washed morning.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Down comes rain drop, bubble follows;
On the house-top one by one
Flock the synagogue of swallows,
Met to vote that autumn's gone.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When autumn scatters his departing gleams,
Warn'd of approaching winter, gather'd, play
The swallow-people; and toss'd wide around,
O'er the calm sky, in convolution swift,
The feather'd eddy floats; rejoicing once,
Ere to their wintry slumbers they retire.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Art thou the bird whom Man loves best,
The pious bird with the scarlet breast,
Our little English Robin;
The bird that comes about our doors
When autumn winds are sobbing?More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Thou blossom! bright with autumn dew,
And colour's with the heaven's own blue,
That openest when the quiet light
Succeeds the keen and frosty night.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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