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" ... Twist ye, twine ye! even so, Mingle shades of joy and woe, Hope, and fear, and peace, and strife, In the thread of human life. While the mystic twist is spinning. And the infant's life beginning, Dimly seen through twilight bending, Lo, what varied... "
Guy Mannering, Or, The Astrologer - Page 65
by Walter Scott - 1815 - 358 pages
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 3

English literature - 1815
...attending! " Passions wild, and follies vain, Pleasures soon exchanged for pain ; • • l5oubt,- artel jealousy, and fear, In the magic dance appear. " Now...translator, or rather our free imitator, had arranged those stanzas in his head, and while he was yet hammering out a rhyme for spindle, the task of the...
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Waverley Novels, Volume 3

Sir Walter Scott - 1829
...seen through twilight bending, Lo, what varied shapes attending ! Passions wild, and Follies Tain, Pleasures soon exchanged for pain ; Doubt, and Jealousy,...Twist ye, twine ye ! even so Mingle human bliss and wo. Ere our translator, or rather our free imitator, had arranged these stanzas in his head, and while...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...through twilight bending, Lo, what varied shapes attending ! Passions wild, and follies vain, Pleasure soon exchanged for pain ; Doubt, and jealousy, and...ye, twine ye ! even so, Mingle human bliss and woe. SONG OF MEG MERRILIES FOR THE PARTING SPIRIT. drawn sighs, that precede dissolution when the frame...
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The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His ..., Volume 2

Walter Scott - English literature - 1833
...seen through twilight bending, Lo, what varied shapes attending I Passions wild, and Follies vain, Pleasures soon exchanged for pain Doubt, and Jealousy,...wax, and now they dwindle, Whirling with the whirling ipindle. Twist ye, twine ye ! even so Mingle human bliss and wo. Ere our translator, or rather our...
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Gems of genius; or, Words of the wise: a collection of the most pointed ...

Andrew Steinmetz - 1838
...fashionable street, how many men lie without speaking—and women too. 59. " Passions wild, and follies vain, Pleasures soon exchanged for pain; Doubt and jealousy and fear In the magic dance appear."—(Old tragedy.) This is the epitomy of life. CO. At this moment, a musquito has perched upon...
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Waverley Novels ...: Guy Mannering

Walter Scott - 1841
...castle, six or seven miles from Dumfries, and near to Lochar-moss. Passions wild, and Follies vain, Pleasures soon exchanged for pain ; Doubt, and Jealousy,...Twist ye, twine ye ! even so Mingle human bliss and wo. Ere our translator, or rather our free imitator, had arranged these stanzas in his head, and while...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1841
...Passions wild, and Follies vnm. t Pleasures soon exchanged for pain Doubt, and Jealousy, and Fear, Iť the magic dance appear. Now they wax, and now they dwindle, Whirling with the whirling spindle. Twin! ye, twine ye I even no Mingle human bliss and wo. Ere our translator, or rather our free imitator,...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1844
...Passions wild, and Follies vain, t Pleasures soon exchanged for pain Doubt, ami Jealousy, and Pear, he eyes of our wealthier and emulous rivals by showing them such a treasure as this — ( epindlo. Twist ye, twine ye I (•' Mingle human blusand wo. Ere our translator, or rather our free...
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The Novels of Walter Scott: With All His Introd. and Notes, Volume 1

Sir Walter Scott - 1846
...seen through twilight bending, Lo, what varied shapes attending ! Passions wild, and Follies vain, Pleasures soon exchanged for pain ; Doubt, and Jealousy,...spindle. Twist ye, twine ye ! even so Mingle human bliss aud woe. Ere our translator, or rather our free imitator, had arranged these stanzas in his head, and...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 2

Sir Walter Scott - 1846
...varied shapes attending 1 • Faisions wild, and Follies rain. Pleasures soon exchanged for iiain Ooubt, and Jealousy, and Fear, In the magic dance appear....Whirling with the whirling spindle. Twist ye, twine ye I even so Mingle human bliss and \\u. Ere our translator, or rather our free imitator, had arranged...
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