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Amy Levy

  • ... they acted and reacted on one another, deceiving and deceived, with that strange, unconscious hypocrisy of lovers.

  • A lover may be a shadowy creature, but husbands are made of flesh and blood.

  • There will be strange ebbs and flows in the tide of race feelings.

  • I lean against the birch-tree, / My arms around it twine, / It pulses, and leaps, and quivers, / Like a human heart to mine.

    • Amy Levy,
    • "The Birch-Tree at Loschwitz," in Nathan and Marynn Ausubel, eds., A Treasury of Jewish Poetry ()

Amy Levy, English poet

(1861 - 1889)