William Cullen Bryant Quote
“When beechen buds begin to swell, And woods the blue-bird's warble know, The yellow violet's modest bell Peeps from the last year's leaves below.”
―William Cullen Bryant
The Complete Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant. Collected and Arranged by Himself. (Knight & Son, 1854), p. 15, "The Yellow Violet"
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWilliam Cullen Bryant
Born: November 3, 1794
Died: 1878 (aged 83)
Occupation: Poet, journalist
Bio: William Cullen Bryant was an American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post.