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" Welcome, folded arms, and fixed eyes, A sigh that piercing mortifies, A look that's fastened to the ground, A tongue chained up, without a sound ! Fountain heads, and pathless groves, Places which pale passion loves ! Moonlight walks, when all the fowls... "
The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on Their ... - Page 164
1804
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Ben Johnson to Dryden

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1916
...your folly ! There's nought in this life sweet, If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy ; O sweetest melancholy ! Welcome, folded arms and fixed eyes, A sigh that piercing mortifies, A look that 's fasten'd to the ground, A tongue chain'd up without a sound ! Fountain heads and pathless groves,...
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Airy Nothings: Or, What You Will

Charles Crittenton Baldwin - 1917 - 142 pages
...Wherein you spend your folly; There's naught in this life sweet, If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy! Welcome, folded arms and fixed eyes, A...look that's fastened to the ground, A tongue chained up, without a sound! Fountain-heads and pathless groves, Places which pale passion loves! Moonlight...
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Airy Nothings: Or, What You Will

Charles Crittenton Baldwin - 1917 - 142 pages
...spend your folly; There's naught in this life sweet, If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy 1 Welcome, folded arms and fixed eyes, A sigh that piercing...look that's fastened to the ground, A tongue chained up, without a sound! Fountain-heads and pathless groves, Places which pale passion' loves ! Moonlight...
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The Home Book of Verse: American and English, 1580-1918

American poetry - 1918 - 4009 pages
...spend your folly: There's naught in this life sweet If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy, O ighteousness; False and full of sin I am, Thou art...Plenteous grace with Thee is found, — Grace to cover all up without a sound! Fountain-heads and pathless groves, Places which pale passion loves! Moonlight...
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Die Sonne der Renaissance: Sitten und Gebräuche der europäischen Welt, 1450-1600

Alexander von Gleichen-Rußwurm - Europa - Kultur - Geschichte 1420-1620 - 1921 - 593 pages
...Schmachtenden trefflich vor Augen führt, vielleicht ein wenig ironisiert: Nothing' s so dainty as sweet melancholy Welcome, folded arms, and fixed eyes A sigh that piercing mortifies A look thafs fastend to the ground . . . *) Anstandsvorschriften und Winke, wie die Sprache erlesen zu behandeln...
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The Bonadventure: A Random Journal of an Atlantic Holiday

Edmund Blunden - Ocean travel - 1922 - 192 pages
...author of one of the most melodious English songs, and it seems to be prophetic of his appearance — Welcome, folded arms and fixed eyes, A sigh that piercing...look that's fastened to the ground, A tongue chained up without a sound, as of his imaginative affections in his sombre cell — A midnight bell, a parting...
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An Anthology of the Poetry of the Age of Shakespeare

William Thomas Young - English poetry - 1923 - 307 pages
...delights, As short as are the nights Wherein you spend your folly. There's nought in this life sweet If man were wise to see't But only melancholy, Oh,...look that's fastened to the ground, A tongue chained up without a sound. Fountain-heads and pathless groves, Places which pale passion loves ; Moonlight...
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Studies in Philology, Volume 21

Electronic journals - 1924
...Grove, Vol. n, 655 ff. 15 The facts about Hilton will be given in connection with the play. Oh, sweetest melancholy. Oh, sweetest melancholy. Welcome folded...Eyes, A sigh that piercing, mortifies, A look that's fast'ned to the ground, A tongue chained up without a sound. Fountain heads and pathless Groves, Places...
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The Boston Miscellany of Literature and Fashion, Volume 2

1842
...swecte, If man were wise to sce't, Hut only melancholy ; Oh, sweftest melancholy! Welcome folded nrms, and fixed eyes, A sigh that piercing mortifies, A...look that's fastened to the ground, A tongue chained up, without a sound ! Fountain heads and pathless groves, Places which pale pnssion loves ! Moonlight...
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The Cornhill Magazine

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - Electronic journals - 1874
...your folly ; There's nonght in this life sweet, Were men but wise to see 't, But only melancholy ; O sweetest melancholy ! Welcome folded arms and fixed...mortifies ; A look that's fastened to the ground ; A tongne chained np withont a sound ! Fountain-heads and pathless groves, Places which pale passion loves...
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