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" Alas! they had been friends in youth; But whispering tongues can poison truth; And constancy lives in realms above; And life is thorny; and youth is vain; And to be wroth with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain. "
English Prose: Selections - Page 174
edited by - 1896
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Christabel: Kubla Khan : a Vision ; The Pains of Sleep

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1816 - 64 pages
...name, Why wax'd Sir Leoline so pale, Murmuring o'er the name again, Lord Roland de Vaux of Tryermaine ? Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...love, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it charic'd, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain And insult to...
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The Augustan review

1816
...which appears to us to be the vilest jargon we ever had toe misfortune to read : " Alas! they hail been friends in youth, But whispering tongues can...love, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus itchanc'd, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain, And insult to...
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The Literary Panorama and National Register

English literature - 1816
...; But «• hispcring tongues can poison truth ; And constancy lives in realm! abore , And life i« thorny and youth is vain : And to be wroth with one...love Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it chanced as I divine With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain, And insult to his...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 70

1816
...tbe pas»age which contains it: — " Alas! they had been friends in youth; But nhUp'rinir ionguos can poison truth; And constancy lives in realms above; And life is thorny ; and M>ntlt is vain; And to be wroth w ith one we Inve, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: In five [i.e. six] volumes

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1817
...before thee, To listen and adore thee ; With a full but soft emotion, Like the swell of Summer's ocean. Alas! they had been friends in Youth; But whispering...poison truth; And constancy lives in realms above: And Dfe is thorny ; andyouth is vain : And to be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madness in the...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 76

1854
...whispering tongues can poison trnth : And constancy dwells in realms above; And life is thorny ; and yonth is vain ; And to be wroth with one we love Doth work like maduess in the brain. Each spake words of high disdain And insult to his heart's best brother; They...
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Spirit of the English Magazines

1824
...acquainted with poetry, it is appropriated to its author. Mr. Coleridge's original is in Chrlstabel. Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering tongues can poison truth ˇ Ала constancy lives in realms above : And life is thorny ; and youth is vain : And to be wroth...
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The works of lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1820
...ocean. FARE THEE WELL. " Alls ! they had been friends in Youth; "But whispering tongues can fpoison truth ; " And constancy lives in realms above : "...one we love, " Doth work like madness in the brain : ******* " But never either found another " To free the hollow heart from paining — " They stood...
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The Works of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1821
...and adore thee ; With a full but soft emotion, Lake the swell of Summer's ocean. FARE THEE WELL. «' Alas! they had been friends in Youth; " But whispering...one we love, " Doth work like madness in the brain: • •*•*•* " But never either found another " To free the hollow heart from paining— " They...
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Lord Byron's Works ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English literature - 1821
...the story ends; 'Tis to be wished it had been sooner done, But stories somehow lengthen when begun. Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...one we love , Doth work like madness in the brain: But never either found another To free the hollow heart from paining — They stood aloof, the scars...
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