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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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Introduction to American Literature: Or, The Origin and Development of the ...

Eliphalet L. Rice - 1846 - 432 pages
...sensibility and kindness of heart. PARE THEE WELL. Alu ! the; had been friends in Youth, But whisper inj tongues can poison truth ; And constancy lives in...be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madness on the brain. ***** But never either found another To free the hollow heart from paining — They stood...
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Evelyn Stuart, or, Right versus might, by Adrian

Anne Kent - 1846 - 942 pages
...thought gave him even more pleasure than did the bright smile of his promised bride. CHAPTER XXII. Constancy lives in realms above ; And life is thorny...one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain. COLEIUDOE. EVELYN remained in her chamber in deep dejection. She had now no consolation in her distress....
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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - 1846 - 342 pages
...ALAS ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering tongues can poison truth ; And constancy dwells in realms above ; And life is thorny ; and youth is...with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain. Each spake words of high disdain And insult to his heart's best brother; They parted — ne'er to meet...
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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - 1846 - 372 pages
...ALAS ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering tongues can poison truth ; And constancy dwells in realms above ; And life is thorny ; and youth is...with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain. Each spake words of high disdain And insult to his heart's best brother ; They parted - ne'er to meet...
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Thoughts on the Poets

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - 1846 - 350 pages
...they had been friends in youth ; But whispering tongues can poisn" ' And constancy lives in realr* And life is thorny ; and youth is vain And to be wroth...one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain. " No man was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same time a profound philosopher." True as...
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Lost and won; or, The love test, by the author of 'The maid's husband'.

Henrietta Camilla Jenkin - 1846 - 954 pages
...vexation of his heart — the unacknowledged sorrow that all should seem thus wrong; and feeling that— ' Life is thorny, and youth is vain, And to be wroth...one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain, — ' he wrote to Sir Frederic to request that he might come back, if only for a few days, to the Hall....
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The poetical and dramatic works of S.T. Coleridge 3 vols, Volume 2

Samuel Taylor [poetical works] Coleridge - 1847 - 352 pages
...name, Why waxed 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...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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Waverley Novels: Vol. 12, Volume 12

Walter Scott - 1847 - 606 pages
...contention being once thrown up between them, never lacked some arm or other to keep it in motion. 1 ! they had been friends in youth ; but whispering tongues...truth; And constancy lives in realms above; And life i . thorny, and youth is vain ; And to be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain....
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Algarsife, and Other Poems

Henry Thomas Day - 1848 - 120 pages
...diamond Star That wanders far, And claims his rites From mortal sprites. THE MANIAC. THE MANIAC. " Alas ! they had been Friends in youth ; But whispering...one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain. " But never either found another To free the hollow heart from paining — They stood aloof, the scars...
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The Poems of S.T. Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1848 - 406 pages
...name again, Lord Roland de Vaux of Tryermaine ? Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispqring tongues can poison truth ; And constancy lives in...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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