blessings brighten as they take their flight

Cf. 1732 T. FULLER Gnomologia no. 989 Blessings are not valued, till they are gone.

1742 YOUNG Night Thoughts II. 37 How blessings brighten as they take their flight.

1873 ‘S. COOLIDGE’ What Katy Did xi. Blessings brighten as they take their flight. Katy began to appreciate for the first time how much she had learned to rely on her aunt.

1929 G. M. WHITE Square Mark i. It has been said that one never knows one’s blessings until one has lost them.


Proverbs new dictionary.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • brighten — see blessings brighten as they take their flight …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • flight — see blessings brighten as they take their flight …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Thematic Index — absence absence makes the heart grow fonder he who is absent is always in the wrong the best of friends must part blue are the hills that are far away distance lends enchantment to the view out of sight, out of mind …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • blessing — see blessings brighten as they take their flight …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • List of My Little Pony characters — This is a list of characters from the long running My Little Pony toy franchise. The My Little Pony franchise first debuted in the year 1400 B.C., the creation of American illustrator and designer Bonnie Zacherle. Together with sculptor Charles… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.