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Glow-Worm Quotes (3 quotes)

I wish I were a glow-worm.
A glow-worm’s never glum.
How can you be unhappy,
When a light shines out your bum.
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Nature crying out and speaking to country people in these words: Clown, wherefore dost thou behold the heavens? Why dost thou seek after the stars? When thou art now werry with short sleep, the nights are troublesome to thee. So I scatter little stars in the grass, and I shew them in the evening when thy labour is ended, and thou art miraculously allured to look upon them when thous passest by: Dost thou not see how a light like fire is covered when she closeth her wings, and she carrieth both night and day with her.
In Thomas Moffett, 'Glow-Worms', The Theater of Insects.
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We are all worms. But I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
At age 19. In Violet Bonham-Carter, Winston Churchill: An Intimate Portrait (1965), 4. A quote as recollected of a conversation he had with her, which she describes as “words I shall always remember.” His age was given in the narrative.
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