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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 Book of Object Lessons. A Teacher's Manual

W. J. Lake - 1857 - 176 pages
...regions — " Where no springs in murmurs break away, Or moss-crown'd fountains mitigate the day ; Where rocks alone and tasteless sands are found, And faint and sickly winds for ever howl around." b. The milk forms a nourishing and refreshing drink ; made also into butter and cheese. c. Flesh supplies...
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The book of object lessons, a teacher's manual

W. J. Lake - 1858 - 182 pages
...regions — " Where no springs in murmurs break away, Or moss-crown'd fountains mitigate the day ; Where rocks alone and tasteless sands are found, And faint and sickly winds for ever howl around." b. The milk forms a nourishing and refreshing drink ; made also into butter and cheese. c. Flesh supplies...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins - 1859 - 246 pages
...springs in murmurs break away, Or moss-crowu'd fountains mitigate the day, In vain ye hope the green delights to know, Which plains more blest, or verdant...rocks alone and tasteless sands are found, And faint aud sickly winds for ever howl around." Yet in these beautiful lines there is a slight error, which...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins - 1859 - 236 pages
...break away, 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 :...Here rocks alone, and tasteless sands, are found, And fault and sickly winds for ever howl around. ' Sad was the hour, and luckless was the day, 29 ' When...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

John Milton - 1860 - 574 pages
...springs in murmurs break away, Or moss-crowned fountains mitigate the day, In vain ye hope the green delights to know Which plains more blest, or verdant...men to follow far fatiguing trade! The lily peace outsliines the silver store; And life is dearer than the golden ore, Yet money lempts us o'er the desert...
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A book of English poetry; ed. by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861 - 438 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...day, When first from Schiraz' walls I bent my way ! " Cursed be the gold and silver which persuade Weak men to follow far-fatiguing trade ! The lily...
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Scraps. [An anthology, ed.] by H. Jenkins

esq Henry Jenkins - 1864 - 800 pages
...They tempt no deserts, and no griefs they find ; Peace rules the day, where reason rules the mind. Sad was the hour, and luckless was the day, When first from Schiraz' walls I bent my way ! O hapless youth ! for she thy love hath won — The tender Zara — will be most undone ! Big swell'd...
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Chambers's poetical reader

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865 - 210 pages
...moss-crowned fountains mitigate the day, In vain ye hope the green delight to know Which plains more blessed or verdant vales bestow ; Here rocks alone and tasteless...day, When first from Schiraz' walls I bent my way ! ' Cursed be the gold and silver which persuade Weak men to follow far fatiguing trade ! The lily...
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The Domestic Life, Character, and Customs of the Natives of India

James Kerr - 1865 - 410 pages
...left his native home. His regrets seemed completely in harmony with their own feelings. The lines— " Sad was the hour, and luckless was the day, When first from Shiraz' walls I bent my way," seemed to be an echo of their own thoughts and sentiments. This feature...
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Acrostics in prose and verse, a sequel to Double acrostics by various ...

Acrostics - 1865 - 260 pages
...thirst he lies.' 3. ' Shrieks echo through the emptiness Of that old den far up among the hills.' 4. ' Sad was the hour, and luckless was the day, When first from Shiraz' walls I bent my way ! ' 5. ' Dear fatal name ! rest ever unreveal'd, Nor pass these lips, in...
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