Tag Archives: Gerard Manley Hopkins

Harbinger of Spring

“The long hard winter has broken at last – not as yet in much sign on the earthward side but in the late afternoon yesterday the great cumulus clouds sank away, and in their place lay long horizontal bars, one … Continue reading

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February Flowers

“The spring flowers that stand all about my room in Arab pots of green and yellow earthenware bring a very real revelation of Him, ‘by whom were all things created.’  The clear happiness of the daisies and the radiant shout … Continue reading

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