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"And on the balmy zephyrs tranquil rest The silver clouds." - John Keats

"The balmy zephyrs, silent since her death, Lament the ceasing of a sweeter breath." - Alexander Pope

"Soft o'er the shrouds aerial whispers breathe, That seemed but zephyrs to the train beneath." - Alexander Pope

"And soften'd sounds along the waters die: Smooth flow the waves, the zephyrs gently play." - Alexander Pope

"Pure was the temperate Air, an even Calm Perpetual reign'd, save what the Zephyrs bland Breath'd o'er the blue expanse." - James Thomson

"And soon Their hushing dances languished to a stand, Like midnight leaves when, as the Zephyrs swoon, All on their drooping stems they sink unfanned." - Thomas Hood

"Art needs solitude or misery or passion. Lukewarm zephyrs wilt it. It is a rock-flower flourishing by stormy blasts in stony soil." - Alexandre Dumas

"Fling out, fling out, with cheer and shout, To all the winds of Our Country's Banner! Be every bar, and every star, Displayed in full and glorious manner! Blow, zephyrs, blow, keep the dear ensign flying! Blow, zephyrs, sweetly mournful, sighing, sighing, sighing!" - Abraham Coles

"A bookcase is as good as a view, as much of a panorama as the sight of a city or a river. There are dawns and sunsets in books - storms and zephyrs." - Anatole Broyard

"They are as gentle As zephyrs blowing below the violet, Not wagging his sweet head; and yet as rough, Their royal blood enchafed, as the rud'st wind That by the top doth take the mountain pine And make him stoop to th' vale." - William Shakespeare

"And meteorologists have nothing to tell people in Philo, who know perfectly well that the real story is that to the west, between us and the Rockies, there is basically nothing tall, and that weird zephyrs and stirs joined breezes and gusts and thermals and downdrafts and whatever out over Nebraska and Kansas and moved like streams into rivers and jets at and military fronts that gathered like avalanches and roared in reverse down pioneer oxtrails, toward our own personal unsheltered asses." - David Foster Wallace

"When a poet mentions the spring, we know that the zephyrs are about to whisper, that the groves are to recover their verdure, the linnets to warble forth their notes of love, and the flocks and herds to frisk over vales painted with flowers: yet, who is there so insensible of the beauties of nature, so little delighted with the renovation of the world, as not to feel his heart bound at the mention of the spring?" - Samuel Johnson

"Meanwhile, as we read, two little girls slept as if couched on zephyrs on the south side of the parlor floor, in a room that had bunny wallpaper...and a bookcase crammed with the collected Beatrix Potter. Snow White was in a youth bed and Rose Red was in a crib, and next to them was the little blue and white guest room that one of them would have one day. Because I recognize emotions only in retrospect, I didn't know that I was happy. As always, there was something nagging at my mind's corners. But I did know that I had all that it is proper in this world to wish for." - Mary Cantwell



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