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" Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! — For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of... "
Hymns and Anthems. [Compiled by W. J. Fox.] - Page lx
1845 - 107 pages
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 12

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint - Periodicals - 1838
...Welcome, friend.' WHIT TНs HEART OГ THE Y OU NO MAN SAID TO THE PSALMIST. TKLL me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul...that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. n. Life is real — life is earnest — And the grave is not its goal : Dust thou art, to dust returnee!,...
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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1839 - 144 pages
...! A PSALM OF LIFE. WHAT THE HURT OT THE YOUJTO Mil! >11D TO THE PIALWI9T. TELL me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul...not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act, that...
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The North American Review, Volume 50

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1840
...how rare is it to find poetry to compare with this of the " Psalm of Life." "Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul...not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. " Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act, that...
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The North American Review, Volume 50

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1840
...how rare is it to find poetry to compare with this of the " Psalm of Life." "Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul...not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. " Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act, that...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 28

Unitarianism - 1840
...A PSALM OF LIFE. " What the heart of the young man said to the Psalmist. " Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul...not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. " Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act, that...
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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1840 - 144 pages
...thrice-prayed for! the most fair! The best-beloved Night ! A PSALM OF LIFE. TELL me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul...that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. L;fe is real ! Life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest,...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1842 - 468 pages
...LONGFELLOW. A PSALM OF LIFE. WHAT THE HEART Or THE TOONO HAN SAID TO TH* PSALMIST. TELL me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul...not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act, that...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1842
...first is, "What the Heart of the Young Man said to the Psalmist." Tell me not in mournful numbers, j Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that...is not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Wat not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act,...
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The Southern literary messenger

1842
...heart of the young man said to the Psalmist !" " Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an idle dream ! For the soul is dead that slumbers ; And things...not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not written of the soul. Art is long, and time is fleeting. And our hearts, though stout and brave,...
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Readings in American Poetry

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1843 - 264 pages
...TB1C HKAHT OF THE YOUNQ MAN SAID TO THE PSALMIST. BY HENRY W. LONGFELLOW. TELL me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul...not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. 20 A PSALM: OF LIFE. Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or...
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