— Keith Waterhouse British writer 1929 - 2009
Billy Liar, ch. 11
— Saul Bellow Canadian-born American writer 1915 - 2005
Humboldt's Gift (1975), p. 159
„There is no sign of leaf or bud,
A hush is over everything —
Silent as women wait for love,
The world is waiting for the spring.“
— Sara Teasdale American writer and poet 1884 - 1933
"Central Park at Dusk"
— Antoine-Vincent Arnault French dramatist 1766 - 1834
Volume V., 16. — ""La Feuille"". Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 82.
„One only leaf upon the top of a tree - the sole remaining leaf - danced round and round like a rag blown by the wind.“
— Dorothy Wordsworth English author, poet and diarist 1771 - 1855
March 7, 1798 This was turned into Coleridge's Christabel, lines 48-50:<br/>There is not wind enough to twirl<br/>The one red leaf, the last of its clan,<br/>That dances as often as dance it can.
„And my tears, too, have stained this heirloomed ground,
When reading in these treatises some weird
Miracle, I turned a leaf and found
A white hair fallen from my father's beard.“
— A. M. Klein writer, journalist, lawyer 1909 - 1972