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" MY mind to me a kingdom is ; Such perfect joy therein I find As far exceeds all earthly bliss That God or nature hath assigned ; Though much I want that most would have, Yet still my mind forbids to crave. "
The Saturday Magazine ... - Page 240
1835
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...the air, as thcv pi.iy on tht wing, Although they bet fip, would eternally fing. 43- Song. Vi Y mind to me a kingdom is; ^ ^ Such perfect joy therein I find, As far exceeds all earthly hlift, That God or nature hath ailign'd : Though much 1 want that molt would...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

Ballads, English - 1819
...mingle our efforts to please, Let's toast Aristippus — the patron of ease ! PART THE THIRD. SONG I. MY mind to me a kingdom is ; Such perfect joy therein I find, As far exceeds all earthly bliss. That God or nature hath assign'd : Though much I want that most would...
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Excerpta Tudoriana; or, Extracts from Elizabethan literature, with a ...

Excerpta Tudoriana - 1814
...fall. This is my choice; for why, I find No wealth is like the quiet mind. SONG, 1588. From the same. mind to me a kingdom is ; Such perfect joy therein I find, That it excels all other bliss, Which God or Nature hath assign'd : Though much I want, that most would...
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Excerpta Tudoriana: Or, Extracts from Elizabethan Literature, Volumes 1-2

English poetry - 1814
...fall. This is my choice; for why, I find No wealth is like the quiet mind. SONG, 1588. From the same. mind to me a kingdom is ; Such perfect joy therein I find, That it excels all other bliss, Which God or Nature hath assign 'd : Though much I want, that most...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...inspire : I scorn the madness you approve, And value reasou ucxt lo love. ELEGANT EXTRACTS, 43. Seng. MY mind to me a kingdom is ; Such perfect joy therein I find, As far exrenl-, all earthly bliss, Th:it God or natiire hath assign'd : Though much I want tliat most...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 44

England - 1838
...coldness of its temperature, connected with the fallaciousness of the sentiments involved in it. " My mind to me a kingdom is, Such perfect joy therein I find," has a lofty and imposing sound, and seems the prelude to a proud display of the noblest enjoyments...
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Views of society and manners in the north of Ireland, in a series of letters ...

John Gamble - 1819
...laudanum, and when he is in love. In either case, in the words of an excellent old song, he may well say, " My mind to me a kingdom is, Such perfect joy therein I find; As far exceeds all earthly bliss, That God or nature hath assigned: Lo ! thus I triumph like a king,...
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The cabinet; or The selected beauties of literature [ed. by J ..., Volume 1

Cabinet - Literature - 1824 - 420 pages
...quite unprofitably employed the morning of " To-day. " SONG. " Byrfi Pialmt, Sonnets, and Songt." 1588. MY mind to me a kingdom is, Such perfect joy therein I find, That it excels all other bliss Which God or Nature hath assign'd : Though much I want, that most would...
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Ancient Ballads and Songs, Chiefly from Tradition, Manuscripts, and Scarce ...

Thomas Lyle - Ballads, English - 1827 - 250 pages
...Who with the same did pierce my breast: Her beauty's rare, and so I rest. MY MIND TO ME A KINGDOM IS. MY mind to me a kingdom is, Such perfect joy therein I find, That it excels all other bliss That God or nature hath assign'd: Though much I want that most would...
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Ancient ballads and songs; with notices, including original poetry. By T. Lyle

Ancient ballads - 1827
...Who with the same did pierce my breast: Her beauty's rare, and so I rest. MY MIND TO ME A KINGDOM IS. MY mind to me a kingdom is, Such perfect joy therein I find, That it excels all other bliss That God or nature hath assign 'd: Though much I want that most would...
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