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" Comfort? comfort scorned of devils; this is truth the poet sings, That a sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier things. Drug thy memories, lest thou learn it, lest thy heart be put to proof, In the dead unhappy night, and when the rain is on... "
Poems - Page 98
by Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1846 - 235 pages
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rog - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...devils ! this is truth the poet sings, That a sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier things. Drug thy memories, lest thou learn it, lest thy heart be put to proof, In the dend unhappy night, when the rain is on the roof. Not in vain the distance beacons. Forward, forward...
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Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England

Royal Agricultural Society of England - Agriculture - 1879
...circumstances depicted in that miserybreathing line from the Poet Laureate's pen, of which the scene is laid " in the dead unhappy night, and when the rain is on the roof." It would be easy to mention many instances in which the horses exhibited at Kilburn showed their susceptibility...
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A New Spirit of the Age, Volume 2

Richard Henry Horne - Authors, English - 1844
...by the memory of their former happiness, says that such a memory is the very crown of sorrow : — " Drug thy memories, lest thou learn it, lest thy heart...before thee, pointing to his drunken sleep, To thy widowed marriage-pillow, to the tears that thou shall weep. • VOL. II. C Thou shalt hear the "Never!...
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A New Spirit of the Age, Volume 2

Richard H. Horne - Authors, English - 1844 - 8 pages
...that such a memory is the very crown of sorrow : — " Drug thy memories, lest thou learn it, leat thy heart be put to proof, In the dead unhappy night,...before thee, pointing to his drunken sleep, To thy widowed marriage-pillow, to the tears that thou shall weep. VOL. II. C Thou shall hear the " Never!...
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A New Spirit of the Age, Volume 2

Richard H. Horne - Authors, English - 1844 - 8 pages
...happiness, says that such a memory is the very crown of sorrow : — " Drug thy memories, lest tbou learn it, lest thy heart be put to proof, In the dead...art staring at the wall, Where the dying night-lamp nickers, and the shadows rise and fall. Then a hand shall pass before thee, pointing to his drunken...
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A New Spirit of the Age, Volume 1

Richard H. Horne - Authors, English - 1844 - 364 pages
...their former happiness, says that such a memory is the very crown of sorrow: — '' Drug thy memoriaa, lest thou learn it, lest thy heart be put to proof, In the dead unhappy night, and when the rain u on the roof. Like a dog he hunta in dreams^ and thou art staring at the wall, Where the dying night-lamp...
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A New Spirit of the Age, Volume 2

Richard H. Horne - English literature - 1844 - 365 pages
...lest thy heart be pot to proof, In the dead unhappy mght, and when tho rain ia on the ruoof. Like • dog he hunts in dreams, and thou art staring at the wall, Where the dying uight-lump flickers, and the shadows rise and fall. Then a hand shall pass before thee, pointing to...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...devils ! this is truth the poet sings, That a sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier things. Drug thy memories, lest thou learn it, lest thy heart...unhappy night, and when the rain is on the roof. Like a do;, he hunts in dreams, and thou art staring at the wall, When the dying night-lamp flickers, and...
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Poems

Alfred Tennyson (1st baron.) - 1845
...devils ! this is truth the poet sings, That a sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier things. Drug thy memories, lest thou learn it, lest thy heart...to proof, In the dead unhappy night, and when the ram is on the roof. Like a dog, he hunts in dreams, and thou art staring at the wall, Where the dying...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 504 pages
...devils ! this is truth the poet sings, That a sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier things. Drug thy memories, lest thou learn it, lest thy heart...hunts in dreams, and thou art staring at the wall, When the dying night-lamp flickers, and the shadows rise and fall. Then a hand shall pass before thee,...
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