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" God gives us love. Something to love He lends us; but, when love is grown To ripeness, that on which it throve Falls off, and love is left alone. "
The Churchman's companion - Page 81
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The album of love, containing love thoughts [in verse] by many contributors

Album - 1841 - 80 pages
...of Paradise. Sure then, thy sweetness might a mortal move And win at once to more than mortal love. God gives us Love. Something to love He lends us ;...throve Falls off, and love is left alone ! TENNYSON. L' ABSENCE ET LE RETOUR. II faut l'avoir connu I'affreux malheur de vivre loin de ce qu'on aime, pour...
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Theory of Teaching, with a Few Practical Illustrations

Elizabeth Palmer Peabody - Teaching - 1841 - 128 pages
...think I use the word illusion bitterly — it is by illusion that our finite nature is drawn on. " God gives us love. Something to love He lends us ;...which it throve Falls off, and love is left alone." What are these illusions, if we examine them? Are they not the offspring and the expression of faith...
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Poems, Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1842 - 231 pages
...those we lean on most, Those in whose laps our limbs are nursed, Fall into shadow, soonest lost: IT. God gives us love. Something to love He lends us ;...which it throve Falls off, and love is left alone. V. This is the curse of time. Alas ! In grief I am not all unlearn'd ; Once thro' mine own doors Death...
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Poems, Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson (1st baron.) - 1843
...laps our limbs are nursed, Fall into shadow, soonest lost : Those we love first are taken first. IT. God gives us love. Something to love He lends us ;...which it throve Falls off, and love is left alone. This is the curse of time. Alas ! In grief I am not all unlearn 'd ; Once thro' mine own doors Death...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 109

1871
...philosophy of the poem is that which the poet afterwards so tersely expressed in the stanza : — •' God gives us love, something to love He lends us;...which it throve Falls off, and love is left alone." The poem, though philosophic in intention, is idyllic, because the philosophy is pictorial, and the...
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Poems

Alfred Tennyson (1st baron.) - 1845
...whose laps our limhs are nursed, Fall into shadow, soonest lost : Those we love first are taken first. Iv. God gives us love. Something to love He lends...which it throve Falls off, and love is left alone. v. This is the curse of tune. Alas ! In grief I am not all unlearn 'd ; Once thro' mine own doors Death...
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A Love Gift for ...

Love poetry - 1841
...he came a pilf'ring so, He shou'd from her full lips derive Hony enough to fill his hive. HEERICK. GOD gives us love ; something to love He lends us...which it throve Falls off, and love is left alone. MAY-EVE; OR, KATE OF ABERDEEN. THE silver moon's enamour'd beam Steals softly through the night, To...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 6

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1845
...J. A, on the occasion, as we learn from the poem itself, of the loss of a dear brother. ' God give us love. Something to love He lends us ; but, when...which it throve Falls off, and love is left alone. ' This is the curse of time. Alas! In grief I am not all unlearned ; Once thro' mine own doors death...
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The Prose and Poetry of Europe and America: Consisting of Literary Gems and ...

American literature - 1845 - 600 pages
...its minutest part, More than another's depth of feeling ? Li GOD gives us Love. Something to lovt, He lends us; but when love is grown To ripeness, that on which it throve Falls uff and love is left alone ! TEX L'ABSENCE ET LE RETOUR. IL faut l'avoir connu l'affreux malheur de...
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Poems, Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1846
...those we lean on most, • Those in whose laps our limbs are nursed, Fall into shadow, soonest lost: IV. God gives us love. Something to love He lends...which it throve Falls off, and love is left alone. v. This is the curse of time. Alas! In grief I am not all unlearn'd ; Once thro' mine own doors Death...
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