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" Alas! they had been friends in youth; But whispering tongues can poison truth; And constancy lives in realms above; And life is thorny; and youth is vain; And to be wroth with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain. "
The British poets of the nineteenth century, including the select works of ... - Page 299
by British poets - 1828 - 788 pages
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Memorials of Mrs. Hemans: With Illustrations of Her Literary ..., Volume 1

Henry Fothergill Chorley - 1836 - 302 pages
...keener by all the thoughts of ' benefits forgot.' Do you remember those fine lines of Coleridge's ? ' Alas! they had been friends in youth, But whispering...is thorny, and youth is vain, And to be wroth with what we love, Doth work like madness in the brain,' " I suppose that from such agonizing strife the...
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Memorials of Mrs. Hemans: With Illustrations of Her Literary ..., Volume 1

Henry Fothergill Chorley - 1836 - 528 pages
...keener by all the thoughts of ' benefits forgot.' Do you remember those fine lines of Coleridge's ? ' Alas! they had been friends in youth, But whispering...is thorny, and youth is vain, And to be wroth with what we love, Doth work like madness in the brain.' " I suppose that from such agonizing strife the...
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Impressions at home and abroad; or, A year of real life

James Roderick O'Flanagan - 1837 - 716 pages
...of the Rhine. STERNFEL8. THE BROTHERS. Alas ! they had been friends in youth, But whisp'ring words can poison truth, And constancy lives in realms above,...is thorny, and youth is vain, And to be wroth with those we love, Doth work like madness in the brain. COLERIDGE'S Chriitabel. The legend relates, that...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838 - 342 pages
...here, and growing still ; So grows ours evermore, both theirs and mine. THE DISSOLUTION OF FRIENDSHIP. ALAS ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...love, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it chanced, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain And insult to his...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 52

1834 - 602 pages
...she really the daughter of Roland de Vaux, and would the friends have met again and embraced ? — ' Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...love Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it chanced, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain And insult to his...
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The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Volume 1

James Gillman - 1838 - 396 pages
...— Why wax'd Sir Leoline so pale, Murmuring o'er the name again, Lord Roland de Vaux of Tryennaine ? Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...youth is vain ; And to be wroth with one we love, Doth \vork like madness in the brain. And thus it chanc'd, as I divine. With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each...
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The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Volume 1

James Gillman - 1838 - 398 pages
...— Why wax'd Sir Leoline so pale, Murmuring o'er the name again, Lord Roland de Vaux of Tryermaine ? Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...; and youth is vain ; And to be wroth with one we lore, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it chanc'd, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline....
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Ella; Or, The Emperor's Son, Volume 1

Camden Elizabeth Lambert - 1838 - 1014 pages
...shedding beauty and sweetness where all beside seems but a dreary waste. CHAPTER XIII. Al.is ! they bad been friends in youth, But whispering tongues can...thorny, and youth is vain, And to be wroth with one we lore, Doth work like madness in the brain. Coltriilgt. Mais toi, console-moi — viens — conscns...
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The jewel, sacred, domestic, narrative and lyrical poems selected from ...

Jewel - 1839 - 352 pages
...And Bess has stolen away to talk With Roger in the holly-walk. Kllilvi: WHITE. FRIENDSHIP DESTROYED. ALAS ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...And life is thorny ; and youth is vain : And to be wrath with one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it chanc'd, as I divine, With...
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Deliciae Literariae: A New Volume of Table-talk

Joseph Robertson - 1840 - 290 pages
...down along the wave, As dives a hero headlong to his grave." BYRON—The Island, c. ii. st. xvi. 11. " Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...love, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it chanced, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline, Each spake words of high disdain, And insult to...
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