Creatures Without Sin, Part 2

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The world is too much with us; late and soon,
Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers;
Little we see in Nature that is ours;
We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon!
This Sea that bares her bosom to the moon;
The winds that will be howling at all hours,
And are up-gathered now like sleeping flowers;
For this, for everything, we are out of tune;
It moves us not. Great God! I’d rather be
A Pagan suckled in a creed outworn;
So might I, standing on this pleasant lea,
Have glimpses that would make me less forlorn;
Have sight of Proteus rising from the sea;
Or hear old Triton blow his wreathèd horn.

The World Is Too Much With Us, by William Wordsworth (1770-1850).

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My 3rd most favorite pic:


My 2nd most favorite pic:


And my most favorite pic of all 🙂

A6For Part 1 of “Creatures Without Sin,” go here!

H/t FOTM’s beloved pnordman!


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0 responses to “Creatures Without Sin, Part 2

  1. Thanks

  2. Ahhhhhhhhhhhh – amazing how just looking at these pictures soothes our savaged breasts – savaged by the insane news that confronts us daily!!
    God bless you, dear Eo – keep eating your veggies. We love you out here!

  3. You were right Dr. Eowyn,
    The 2nd post WAS even better.

  4. Those pictures are beyond priceless! Thank you for bringing them to us.

  5. That dog in the first pic is too cute!

  6. Will there be a part 3? Please say there will be a part 3! 🙂


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