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God’s Grandeur

God’s Grandeur

by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Transformation Quotes

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Quote #4

And though the last lights off the black West went
Oh, morning, at the brown brink eastward, springs—(11-12)

These lines describe night transforming into day. They might also be a metaphor for the human heart, or the speaker’s heart, moving from the confusion of darkness, to the light of clarity.

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