Grasses Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 90 Quotes About Grasses

#1. The most beautiful, the most spirited and the most inspiring creature ever to print foot on the grasses of America. - Author: J. Frank Dobie
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#2. I recall feeling an almost delicious terror when one day I found myself alone in the midst of tall June grasses that grew high as my head. But here the secret working of self consciousness is almost too entangled with the things of the past for me to explain it. - Author: Pierre Loti
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#3. We must come to understand our past, our history, in terms of the soil and water and forests and grasses that have made it what it is. - Author: William Vogt
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#4. Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace. - Author: Sylvia Plath
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#5. If a fox shall bear down upon the rabbit and take its neck between its teeth, the rabbit shall understand, for the rabbit itself bites down upon the grasses of the field. And as the large insect eats the smaller, it too is eaten, by a bird that flushes down from the air to complete a cycle. - Author: Erika Mailman
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#6. Chance was to work in the garden, where he would care for plants and grasses and trees which grew there peacefully. He would be as one on them: quiet, open hearted in the sunshine and heavy when it rained. - Author: Jerzy Kosinski
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#7. But, ... we should first learn the winds and the nature of the sky, the customary cultivation and the ways of the place. What each region bears and rejects. Here corn shoots up, and there grapes do. Elsewhere young trees grow strong and the wild grasses. - Author: Virgil
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#8. The grasses toss and shimmy. The horses nicker. Madame Manec says, almost whispering, "Now that I think about it, child, I expect heaven is a lot like this. - Author: Anonymous
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#9. Think of agriculture as something the grasses did to people to conquer the trees. - Author: Michael Pollan
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#10. An air car was just landing in the garden by the pool and beings under it were complaining of injuries and indignities done them. Perhaps this was the trouble he could feel? Grasses were for walking on, flowers and bushes were not - this was a wrongness. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#11. But when the flash flood crosses your path, when the lion leaps at you from the grasses, advanced self-awareness is an unaffordable indulgence. The brain stem does its best. - Author: Peter Watts
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#12. the incessant seethe of grasses - Author: Sylvia Plath
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#13. There is power in nature,' Ilgast replied, 'and what is often forgotten is that nature lies within us as much as it does out there, amidst high grasses or shoreline. To heal is to draw across the divide; that and nothing more. - Author: Steven Erikson
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#14. The same wind that uproots trees makes the grass shine. The lordly wind loves the weakness and the lowness of grasses. Never brag of being strong. The axe doesn't worry how thick the branches are. It cuts them to pieces. But not the leaves. It leaves the leaves alone. - Author: Rumi
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#15. Let there be a heaven so that man may outlive his grasses. - Author: Anne Sexton
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#16. Feral cats have markings that will allow them to hide among the plants and grasses. - Author: Dan Jackson
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#17. While it is relatively easy to recognize the perennial grasses and seed-eating sparrows as characteristic of meadows, the ecosystems exist in their fullest sense underground. What we see aboveground is only the outer margin of an ecosystem that explodes in intricacy and life below. - Author: Amy Seidl
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#18. Sap which mounts, and flowers which thrust,
Your childhood is a bower:
Let my fingers wander in the moss
Where glows the rosebud
Let me among the clean grasses
Drink the drops of dew
Which sprinkle the tender flower - Author: Paul Verlaine
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#19. It is from the progeny of this parent cell that we all take our looks; we still share genes around, and the resemblance of the enzymes of grasses to those of whales is in fact a family resemblance. - Author: Lewis Thomas
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#20. I'll take you back to your place. I just want to stop by the duplex and grab one thing first." "What's that?" "My guitar," he said as we trampled through the tall grasses. "I think this time we're going to need more than just your voice to drown out this latest dose of pain. - Author: Megan Squires
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#21. To this day, my spiritual life is found inside the heart of the wild. I do not fear it, I court it. When I am away, I anticipate my return, needing to touch stone, rock, water, the trunks of trees, the sway of grasses, the barbs of a feather, the fur left behind by a shedding bison. - Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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#22. The trees and the grasses and all things growing or living in the land belong each ro themselves. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#23. There are myriads of forms and hundreds of grasses throughout the entire earth, yet each grass and each form itself is the entire earth. - Author: Dogen
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#24. The clear water the color of deeply steeped tea, surrounded by cattails and gracile grasses. - Author: Lauren Slater
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#25. Eight years ago, I wouldn't have painted this subject I'm starting now: a clearing filled with grasses. It would have seemed too much of a jumble. I had to keep looking and drawing, and looking. Now, because of all that time I spent drawing these grasses, I know what I'm looking for. - Author: Martin Gayford
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#26. I'm going to be a warrior," Jaybird said to Mouse.
She flew beside him as he walked through tall grasses and rolling hills.
Mouse cocked his head. "Oh? How's that?"
"I'll find a teacher," said Jay. "I'll train and train and become the best, then I'll lead all the other warriors! - Author: B.T. Lowry
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#27. Strong winds buffet the sea oats and tall dune grasses, tossing sand and seabirds where it will, winding my sister's golden hair into sunlit spirals of silk until it becomes the only good memory I have of her
the only memory I allowed myself to keep. - Author: Karen White
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#28. And we will lie down on the ground and have conversations with the grasses and the flowers. - Author: Avijeet Das
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#29. Grasses are misty, The waters silent- A tranquil evening. - Author: Yosa Buson
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#30. [H]is gentle horses graze on fertile grasses and tempt me to ride off in search of answers to what if and what's out there and why not. Where everything around me hints there is more to offer but tells me time and again ... not for me. - Author: Julie Cantrell
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#31. She rolled over and stretched, blinking up at the blue sky. The tips of the long grasses swished gently in the breeze. The hot sun pressed down on her so that she felt hot and empty. Slowly, the meadow began to fulfill its promise. - Author: Elizabeth George Speare
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#32. From the grasses in the field to the stars in the sky, each one is doing just that; and there is such profound peace and surpassing beauty in nature because none of these tries forcibly to transgress its limitations. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#33. My words are little jars For you to take and put upon a shelf. Their shapes are quaint and beautiful, And they have many pleasant colours and lustres To recommend them. Also the scent from them fills the room With sweetness of flowers and crushed grasses. - Author: Amy Lowell
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#34. They alighted on a little plateau covered in purple and orange wildflowers, its grasses hissing in the wind. Abraxos was practically grunting with joy, and Manon, her exhaustion as heavy as the red cloak she wore, didn't bother to reprimand him. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#35. Summer grasses,
All that remains
Of soldiers' dreams - Author: Matsuo Basho
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#36. My best friend was Aboriginal. She taught me about 'bush tucker' - the food of the land, the different things you could eat if you got lost in the bush, like grasses and berries. There's this tree called the billygoat plum - the fruit is quite nice. - Author: Isabel Lucas
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#37. Ye country comets, that portend No war, nor prince's funeral, Shining unto no higher end Than to presage the grasses fall ... - Author: Andrew Marvell
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#38. Our children that die young are like those spring bulbs which have their flowers prepared beforehand, and leave nothing to do but to break ground, and blossom, and pass away. Thank God for spring flowers among men, as well as among the grasses of the field. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#39. The art music of the West has developed through out its history by means of individual geniuses, and out of the soil supporting them; non-Western musicians were born, and grew like the grasses of the field. - Author: Toru Takemitsu
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#40. Emptiness is bound to bloom, like hundreds of grasses blossoming. - Author: Dogen
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#41. To miss you is the weight of apples, fallen
among the bent grasses at night, an organ
whose machinery is pulp. - Author: Adam Dickinson
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#42. I remember my childhood names for grasses and secret flowers. I remember where a toad may live and what time the birds awaken in the summer
and what trees and seasons smelled like
how people looked and walked and smelled even. The memory of odors is very rich. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#43. I was sitting in Arizona when I received Dogs on Cape Cod. Seeing the joy these dogs had playing on the beaches and in the marsh grasses on the Cape carried me back to my family visits in Harwich. The dogs are so full of life, it just made me smile. - Author: Betsy King
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#44. Grant me the ability to be alone, May it be my custom to go outdoors each day among the trees and grasses among all growing things and there may I be alone, and enter into prayer to talk with the one that I belong to. - Author: Nachman Of Breslov
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#45. The legendary tumbleweed is really a nurse crop that protects the growth of prairie grasses under its shade, and then it sacrifices itself and blows away. - Author: Antoine Predock
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#46. When a country is defeated, there remain only mountains and rivers, and on a ruined castle in spring only grasses thrive. I sat down on my hat and wept bitterly till I almost forgot time.
A thicket of summer grass
Is all that remains
Of the dreams and ambitions
Of ancient warriors. - Author: Matsuo Basho
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#47. This is not the story of my marriage. I cannot tell that story: I cannot take hold of, or lay out for anyone, the many swamps and grasses and pockets of fresh air and dank air that have gone over us. - Author: Elizabeth Strout
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#48. When the grass was closely mown,
Walking on the lawn alone,
In the turf a hole I found,
And hid a soldier underground.
Spring and daisies came apace;
Grasses hide my hiding place;
Grasses run like a green sea
O'er the lawn up to my knee. - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#49. Dicey looked out over the tall marsh grasses, blowing in the wind. If the wind blew, the grasses had to bend with it. - Author: Cynthia Voigt
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#50. A town, a landscape are when seen from afar a town and a landscape; but as one gets nearer, there are houses, trees, tiles leaves, grasses, ants, legs of ants and so on to infinity. All this is subsumed under the name of landscape. - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#51. Do not arouse disdainful mind when you prepare a broth of wild grasses; do not arouse joyful mind when you prepare a fine cream soup. - Author: Dogen
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#52. I think of the nudes as seed pods, like flowers or grasses. They are universal bodies. - Author: Ruth Bernhard
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#53. Modern life is so thin and shallow and fake. I look forward to when developers go bankrupt, Japan gets poorer and wild grasses take over. - Author: Hayao Miyazaki
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#54. I go forth to seek To seek and claim the lovely magic garden Where grasses softly sigh and Muses speak. - Author: Anna Akhmatova
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#55. Like the grasses showing tender faces to each other, thus should we do, for this was the wish of the Grandfathers of the World. - Author: Black Elk
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#56. The dry grasses are not dead for me. A beautiful form has as much life at one season as another. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#57. The torchlit garden was redolent with the colors and scents of autumn... gold and copper foliage, thick borders of roses and dahlias, flowering grasses and beds of fresh mulch that made the air pleasantly pungent. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#58. The pools had been written onto the fields by the rain. The pools were a magic worked by the rain, just as the tumbling of the black birds against the grey was a spell that the sky was working and the motion of grey-brown grasses was a spell that the wind made. Everything had meaning. - Author: Susanna Clarke
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#59. Yet the greening grasses and overarching elms and oaks, just beginning to come into leaf, gave the scene a picturesque air, like a fairy-tale dwelling; - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#60. The wind in the grasses died; the campfire far beyond their tent flickered, the people around it huddling closer together as the nighttime insects went silent and the small, furred creatures of the plains scampered into their burrows. Marion either didn't notice the surge of his dark power, - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#61. Make the universe your companion, always bearing in mind the true nature of things-mountains and rivers, trees and grasses, and humanity-and enjoy the falling blossoms and the scattering leaves. - Author: Matsuo Basho
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#62. As the autumn deepens, the fathomless lakes of their eyes assume an ever more sorrowful hue. The leaves turn color, the grasses wither; the beasts sense the advance of a long, hungry season. And bowing to their vision, I too know a sadness. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#63. Move with a spring & vegetable swiftness,
Seed-case & burr & tremulous grasses, a grove - vocal in the
wind - - Author: Ronald Johnson
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#64. I'd like to see Manhattan underwater. I'd like to see when the human population plummets and there are no more high rises, because nobody's buying them. I'm excited about that. Money and desire - all that is going to collapse, and wild green grasses are going to take over. - Author: Hayao Miyazaki
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#65. Since the grasses are being parasitised, they grow less, leaving more room for other flowering plants. Pywell demonstrated that sowing rattle seed into an English meadow significantly boosted the diversity of flowers present by suppressing growth of grasses. - Author: Dave Goulson
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#66. They are gone now. Fled, banished in death or exile, lost, undone. Over the land sun and wind still move to burn and sway the trees, the grasses. No avatar, no scion, no vestige of that people remains. On the lips of the strange race that now dwells there their names are myth, legend, dust. - Author: Cormac McCarthy
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#67. All the trees, with all their laden branches; all the shrubs, and ferns, and grasses; the message-carrying air; all these unceasingly were active. - Author: Herman Melville
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#68. What sound does forgetfulness make?' She hardly had to think. 'It's the sound of the wind in dead grasses on a hot summer's day. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#69. Images provide a knowledge that we can interiorize rather than 'apply,' can take to that place in ourselves where there is water and where reeds and grasses grow ... - Author: Christine Downing
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#70. Hawthorn, white and odorous with blossom, framing the quiet fields, and swaying flowers and grasses, and the hum of bees. - Author: F. S Flint
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#71. I am the call of love ...
Can you hear me in the full grasses, in the scented winds ?
It is I who makes the garden smile. - Author: Rumi
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#72. It left a tuft of wool behind, caught on the matted grasses. I plucked it, and held it to my nose. It had that spicy scent of Keir's. I twirled it in my fingers, and smiled when I realized that Keir smelled like a goat. - Author: Elizabeth Vaughan
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#73. There are nettles everywhere, but smooth, green grasses are more common still; the blue of heaven is larger than the cloud. - Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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#74. The moors themselves were barer, of course. The heather still grew, but the moorland grasses were gone; the outcrops of rocks jutted like teeth in the head of a skull. - Author: John Christopher
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#75. Scholars, I plead with you, Where are your dictionaries of the wind, the grasses? - Author: Norman MacCaig
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#76. There were frogs all right, thousands of them. Their voices beat the night, they boomed and barked and croaked and rattled. They sang to the stars, to the waning moon, to the waving grasses. They bellowed long songs and challenges. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#77. The crickets sang in the grasses. They sang the song of summer's ending, a sad monotonous song. "Summer is over and gone, over and gone, over and gone. Summer is dying, dying." A little maple tree heard the cricket song and turned bright red with anxiety. - Author: E.B. White
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#78. What grasses the horses had left was heavy with dew, as if some passing god had scattered a bag of diamonds over the earth. - Author: George R R Martin
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#79. The world is holy. We are holy. All life is holy. Daily prayers are delivered on the lips of breaking waves, the whisperings of grasses, the shimmering of leaves. - Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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#80. Serve God and be cheerful, look upward, beyond, beyond the darkness of masks, the surprises of dawn, in the deep green grasses of the blood-stained world. - Author: Bob Dylan
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#81. There were times when the light of the moon had gone out and she felt a great loneliness. It wasn't for herself. It was for what had happened to the grasses of their land, their waters, not just the massacre there, the slavery, but the killing of the ocean. - Author: Linda Hogan
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#82. Revolutionary consciousness is to be found among the most ruthlessly exploited masses: animals, trees, water, air, grasses - Author: Gary Snyder
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#83. The autumn comes, a maiden fair In slenderness and grace, With nodding rice-stems in her hair And lilies in her face. In flowers of grasses she is clad; And as she moves along, Birds greet her with their cooing glad Like bracelets' tinkling song. - Author: Kalidasa
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#84. What idiocy, to racing into this story and its labyrinths, sprinting away from our happiness among the fresh spring grasses by the oak. - Author: Ian McEwan
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#85. I have once more taken up things that can't be done: water with grasses weaving on the bottom. But I'm always tackling that sort of thing! - Author: Claude Monet
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#86. Drummer, beat, and piper, blow
Harper, strike, and soldier, go
Free the flame and sear the grasses
Til the dawning Red Star passes - Author: Anne McCaffrey
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#87. Wind of the night, Questing, swaying, calling, Rustle of dull grasses, Why do you trouble me? - Author: John Gould Fletcher
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#88. It all began with the word itself. "Grass. Gramina. The family Gramineae. Grasses." "Oh," I responded doubtfully. The picture in my mind was only of a vague area in parks edged with benches for the idle. - Author: Ward Moore
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#89. I have sat here happy in the gardens, Watching the still pool and the reeds And the dark clouds ... But though I greatly delight In these and the water lilies, That which sets me nighest to weeping Is the rose and white colour of the smooth flag-stones, And the pale yellow grasses Among them. - Author: Richard Aldington
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#90. After I'd drawn the grasses, I started seeing them. Whereas if you'd just photographed them, you wouldn't be looking as intently as you do when you are drawing, so it wouldn't affect you that much. - Author: Martin Gayford
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