“Oh, let me live in ecstasies.” – St Agnes

“I dream’d of you all my life.” – St Agnes

“Let’s see these night-walkers,” Agnes said. – St Agnes

“For St Agnes’ Eve is this blessed morn.” – St Agnes

“The very dream of my heart’s desire.” – St Agnes

“And still she slept an azure-lidded sleep.” – St Agnes

“There is a music in the midst of desolation.” – St Agnes

“So blend with self that now one sharĂ©d lot.” – St Agnes

“Warming his flock beside the murmuring springs.” – St Agnes

“Bringing of holy water from the blessed well.” – St Agnes

“Out went the taper as she hurried in; its little smoke, in pallid moonshine died.” – St Agnes

“Ay, as a nun, who dreams of her own heaven.” – St Agnes

“There was a virgin named St. Agnes.” – St Agnes

“In chapel aisle the fourth or fifth.” – St Agnes

“And still she slept an azure-lidded sleep, in blanched linen, smooth and lavendered.” – St Agnes

“The air was cooling, and so very still.” – St Agnes

“The lily-white lamb when Tamara reddens.” – St Agnes

“Chaste dreams of love and sleep in virgin bower.” – St Agnes

“Somemaiden-whim; and listened mid the flush’d. ‘Twas midnight: the last vows began.” – St Agnes

“Sudden a thought came like a full-blown rose, flusht at its own perfection.” – St Agnes

“And he may lover sigh, be half as true.” – St Agnes

“Her throat in vain and vainly writhes to see.” – St Agnes

“That ancient Beadsman heard the prelude soft.” – St Agnes

“And then they slowly one by one had gone to rest.” – St Agnes

“Of all who would have been here once in vain.” – St Agnes

“I see them by thy thousand sunsets glow.” – St Agnes

“When lo! how fast she slept!” – St Agnes

“Sleep, soften’d,, mother pillow’d with still’t.” – St Agnes

“The carve a white rose upon St Agnes’ shrine.” – St Agnes

“That flattered to believe it was a bird.” – St Agnes