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" We look before and after, And pine for what is not: Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. Yet if we could scorn Hate, and pride, and fear; If we were things born Not to shed a tear,... "
The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900 - Page 697
edited by - 1902 - 1084 pages
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Miscellaneous Poems

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1826 - 144 pages
...laughter With some pain is fraught ; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thou ght. Vet if we could scorn Hate, and pride, .and fear ; If...The world should listen then, as I am listening now. PRINCE ATHANASE A FRAGMENT. THERE was a youth, who, as with toil and travel, Had grown quite weak and...
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1829 - 575 pages
...born Not to shed a tear, I know not how thy joy we ever should come near. Belter than all measure* Of delightful sound, Better than all treasures That...lips would flow. The world should listen then, as 1 am listening now. AN EXHORTATION. CAMILEOBS 'feed on light and air; Poets' food is love and fame...
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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
...is not: Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught: Our sweetest songs are those that tell the saddest thought. Yet if we could scorn Hate, and pride,...That thy brain must know, Such harmonious madness LEIGH HUNT. TO HIS SON, SIX YEARS OLD, DURING SICKNESS. SLEEP breathes at last from out thee, My little...
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The Three Histories

Maria Jane Jewsbury - 1830 - 322 pages
...cannot be, Shadow of annoyance, Never came near thee: Thou lovest, and ne'er knew love's sad satiety. Better than all measures Of delightful sound, Better...harmonious madness From my lips would flow, The world would listen then, as I am listening now." " A very pretty compliment, and very well delivered, Mr...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...thought. Yet if we could scorn Hate, and pride, and fear; If we were things born Not to shed a tear, know not how thy joy we ever should come near. Better...The world should listen then, as I am listening now. ttUSIC, WHEN SOFT VOICES DIE. Music, when soft voices die, Vibrates in the memory,-— Odors, when...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...Thou lovest ; but ne'er knew love's sad satiety. Waking or asleep, Thou of death must deem Tilings more true and deep Than we mortals dream, Or how could...The world should listen then, as I am listening now. si M ir.i. TAYLOR COLKRIDOE was born on the 20th of October 1772, at Ottery St. Mary, in Devonshire....
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...know not how thy joy we ever should come near. Better than all measures Of delightful sound, Hotter than all treasures, That in books are found, Thy skill...The world should listen then, as I am listening now. SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE was born on the 20th of October, 1772, at Ottcry St. Mary, in Devonshire. His...
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - English poetry - 1838 - 603 pages
...tell of saddest thought. Yet if we could scorn Hate, and pride, and fear ; If we were things bom Mot to shed a tear, I know not how thy joy we ever should...That in books are found, Thy skill to poet were, thou scomer of the ground ! Teach me half the gladness That thy brain must know, Such harmonious madness...
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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1839 - 363 pages
...laughter With some pain is fraught ; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. XDC. Yet if we could scorn Hate, and pride, and fear ;...lips would flow, The world should listen then, as l am listening now. ODE TO LIBERTY. Yet freedom, yet, thy banner torn but flying, Btreoma like a thunder-storm...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 5-6

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1845
...or wine That panted forth a flood of rapture so divine. Chorus hymeneal, Or triumphal chant, Matched with thine would be all But an empty vaunt — A thing...The world should listen then, as I am listening now. Keats, born in 1796, died the year before Shelley, and, of course, at a still earlier age. But his...
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