Samuel Laman Blanchard
Great ideas need landing gear as well as wings.C. O. Jackson
- Sooth't were a pleasant life to lead,
With nothing in the world to do
But just to blow a shepherd's reed,
The silent season thro'
And just to drive a flock to feed,—
Sheep—quiet, fond and few!
- "Dolce far Niente", Stanza 1.
- Give me to live with Love alone
And let the world go dine and dress;
For Love hath lowly haunts...
If life's a flower, I choose my own—
'T is "love in Idleness".
- "Dolce far Niente", Stanza 4.