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" Or moss-crowned fountains mitigate the day, In vain ye hope the green delights to know, Which plains more blest or verdant vales bestow ; Here rocks alone, and tasteless sands are found, And faint and sickly winds for ever howl around. Sad was the hour,... "
The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins - Page 9
by William Collins - 1802 - 124 pages
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ..., Volume 9

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 792 pages
...them. Dryden. The man who straggles in tha fight, Fatigvfi left arm as well as right. Prior. Cursed be the gold and silver which persuade Weak men to follow far fatiguting trade! The lily peace outshines the silver store. And life is dearer than the golden ore....
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins - 1830 - 240 pages
...break awav, Or moss-crown'd fountains mitigate the day, In vain ye hope the green delights to know, 25 Which plains more blest, or verdant vales bestow :...around. ' Sad was the hour, and luckless was the day, yg ' When first from Shiraz' walls I bent my way !' ' Curst be the gold and silver which persuade Weak...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins, Volume 1

William Collins, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas, Sir Egerton Brydges, John Langhorne - 1830 - 234 pages
...springs in murmurs break away. Or moss-crown'd fountains mitigate the day, In vain ye hope the green delights to know, Which plains more blest, or verdant...And faint and sickly winds for ever howl around." Yet in these beautiful lines there is a slight error, which writers of the greatest genius very frequently...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830 - 844 pages
...springs in munnurs break away, Or moss-crowned fountains mitigate the day, In vain ye hope the green f, W. Peun being in the House, as a member. aud sickly winds for ever howl around. Sad was the hour, and luckless was the day, When first from...
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Recollections of Travels in the East: Forming a Continuation of the Letters ...

John Carne - 1830 - 372 pages
...that had led him thus far; and, like Hassan, the cameldriver, might have exclaimed from his soul, " Sad was the hour, and luckless was the day, When first from Fleet Street's shops he bent his way" to so distant and fearful a region. But the safety of our travellers...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832 - 548 pages
...companions of my toils, that bear In all my griefs a more than equal share ! In vain ye hope the green delights to know, Which plains more blest, or verdant...day, When first from Schiraz' walls I bent my way ! The Camel-driver. Making his way hetween the cup and golden diadem.— Speaser. AWAKE, awake, my...
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Excursions in India: Including a Walk Over the Himalaya ..., Part 17, Volume 1

Thomas Skinner - 1832 - 358 pages
...were unavailing, I had nothing left hut to sit under " the sycamore tree," and sigh like Hassan: " Sad was the hour, and luckless was the day, When first from Schiraz walls I bent my way." I discovered a more ingenious plan, however, and unbuckling the bell from the camel's throat, rung...
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The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic, and Lady's ..., Volume 12; Volume 25

1844 - 440 pages
...Occiputhouse. CHAPTER V. Grief flows so fast upon me, It clionks, andwill not let me tell the cause. Ottrag. Sad, was the hour, and luckless was the day When first from schiraz' wulls I bent my way. Colliai. IMMEDIATELY after the return of Kofstirn and " The Excluded " from the...
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The Monthly Review

1833 - 626 pages
...obtaining a small profit, cheers and stimulates a man to the performance of his necessary business. " Sad was the hour, and luckless was the day, When first from Schiraz's walls I bent my way." A person, therefore, who would move on smoothly, must not be very sanguine...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833 - 414 pages
...Collins, they will leave a certainty for an uncertainty; and then, with him, they may exclaim, — " Sad was the hour, and luckless was the day, When first from Schiraz's walls I bent my way." • A person, therefore, who would move on smoothly, must not be very...
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