Sunday, October 7, 2007


“Autumn burned brightly, a running flame through the mountains, a torch flung to the trees.” -Faith Baldwin

“Autumn, the year's last, loveliest smile.” -William Cullen Bryant

“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree” -Emily Bronte

“On the motionless branches of some trees, autumn berries hung like clusters of coral beads, as in those fabled orchards where the fruits were jewels . . .” -Charles Dickens

“Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods

And day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.” -William Allingham

"Corn and grain, corn and grain,
All that falls shall rise again."
- Wiccan Harvest Chant

"There is no season when such pleasant and sunny spots
may be lighted on, and produce so pleasant an effect on
the feelings, as now in October."
-Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Yellow, mellow, ripened days" -Will Carleton

"O, it sets my heart a clickin' like the tickin' of a clock,
When the frost is on the punkin and the fodder's in the shock."
-James Whitcomb Riley

"Autumn’s the mellow time." -William Allingham, The Winter Pear

"I trust in Nature for the stable laws Of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant And Autumn garner to the end of time." -Robert Browning, A Soul’s Tragedy

" When summer gathers up her robes of glory, and like a dream of beauty glides away." -Sarah Helen Power Whitman

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