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by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Spring Awe and Amazement Quotes

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Quote #4

that blue is all in a rush
With richness; (lines 7-8)

The sky is personified here, and it's as if it just can't hurry down fast enough to share its beauty. This makes the beauty sound like a gift ("richness") being given from up above, to man here on earth. Behind this line (and many others) seems to be an unspoken thanks for all the beauty that is so freely available.

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