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" More trifling still than they. " And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep; A shade that follows wealth or fame, But leaves the wretch to weep? "
Essays on Song-writing: With a Collection of Such English Songs as are Most ... - Page 47
by John Aikin, Robert Harding Evans - 1810 - 352 pages
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The Vicar of Wakefield

Oliver Goldsmith - 1906 - 301 pages
...More trifling still than they. " And what is friendship, but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep : 30 A shade that follows wealth or fame, But leaves the wretch to weep ? u And love is still an emptier sound, The modern fair one's jest ; On earth unseen, or only found...
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Werner's Readings and Recitations, Issue 36

Readers - 1906
...as if banishing friendship forever.] Friendship, thou art an illusion, a snare, a will-o'-the-wisp. "What is Friendship, but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep, That deems itself secure from blame, And leaves the wife to weep." [Tears "Ode to Friendship." MABEL...
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The Golden Treasury of Irish Songs and Lyrics, Volume 1

Charles Welsh - English poetry - 1907
...unreturned, Or unregarded love ? "Alas ! the joys that fortune brings Are trifling, and decay ; And those who prize the paltry things More trifling still than they....lulls to sleep ; A shade that follows wealth or fame, And leaves the wretch to weep ? " And love is still an emptier sound, The modern fair one's jest :...
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The Plays of Oliver Goldsmith: Together with The Vicar of Wakefield

Oliver Goldsmith, George Ostler - 1909 - 520 pages
...Are trifling and decay ; And those who prize the paltry things, More trifling still than they. XIX. ' And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls...follows wealth or fame, But leaves the wretch to weep ? xx. ' And love is still an emptier sound, The modern fair one's jest : On earth unseen, or only found...
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The Plays of Oliver Goldsmith: Together with the Vicar of Wakefield

Oliver Goldsmith - 1909 - 520 pages
...charm that lulls to sleep : A shade that follows wealth or fame, But leaves the wretch to weep ? xx. ' And love is still an emptier sound, The modern fair...earth unseen, or only found To warm the turtle's nest. XXI. ' For shame, fond youth, thy sorrows hush, And spurn the sex,' he said : But while he spoke, a...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn, Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations - 1911 - 761 pages
...pack, For he knew, when he pleased, he could whistle them back 1852 Goldsmith: Retaliation. Line 107. And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep, A shade that follows wealth or fame, And leaves the wretch to weep? 1853 Goldsmith : Edwin and Angelina. St. 1> Give me the avowed, the...
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Choice Readings from Standard and Popular Authors: Comp. and Arranged

Readers - 1912 - 710 pages
...unreturn'd, Or unregarded love ? Alas ! the joys that fortune brings, Are trifling and decay ; And those who prize the paltry things, More trifling still than...But leaves the wretch to weep ? And love is still an empty sound, The modern fair-one's jest ; On Earth unseen, or only found To warm the turtle's nest....
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
...unreturn'd Or unregarded love? "Alas! the joys that Fortune brings Are trifling, and decay; 70 And those who in'd, Or, as the lust of cruelty prevail'd, At pleasure...lives, by secret barbarous ways, That for their c if But leaves the wretch to weep? "And love is still an emptier sound, The modern fair-one's jest;...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
...is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep; A shade that follows wealth or fame, 78 Hut ! and Saint George! DEATH AND HEREAFTER (From Measure for Measure, Act III. fair-one's jest; On earth unseen, or only found To warm the turtle's nest. 80 "For shame, fond youth,...
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Specimen Book of the Norwood Press: Showing Samples of Hand and Machine Type ...

Norwood Press - Printers - 1916 - 378 pages
...HAIRLINE ITALIC SOF-r SPJHfKLIJfG- (DEWS OJV FLOWERY Arabian Jtights Entertainment 1234567890 Jlnd what is friendship but a, name, a charm that lulls to sleep NONPAREIL ANTIO.CI INCLINED ANCIENT CUSTOMS AND SUPERSTITIONS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE Faith, Hope, and Charity...
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