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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 History of Valley Forge

Henry Woodman - Valley Forge (Pa.) - 1921 - 164 pages
...unknown, and when I had not fully and experimentally realized the truth of the language of the poet : w "What is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep, A shade that follows wealth and fame But leaves the wretched weep." But why indulge these morbid feelings? — enough of these...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...friendship with a knave hath made, Is iudg'da partner in the trade. GAY— Old Woman and Her Cats. the days were ages, And the old Earth was young, The high gods and the sages From Nature's golden pa And leaves the wretch to weep? GOLDSMITH — Edwin and Angelina, or The Hermü. St. 19. (See also GAY)...
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For Love's Sake

Leander M. Zimmerman - Christian life - 1922 - 159 pages
..."to-day," for our to-morrows are the inevitable results of our to-days. FRIENDSHIP— COUNSEL— WORK "What is friendship but a name — a charm that lulls to sleep?" asks the philosopher. But the philosopher goes far afield in his atrabilious answer. True friendship...
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Minnesota History, Volume 4

Minnesota - 1922
...here I am now in a strange Country without a friend* — unknown and unregarded, n'importe I have hope And what is friendship but a name A charm that lulls to sleep A shade that follows wealth and fame And leavs the wretch to weep 8th jany 1836 [1837]. still, for my companion, and there are...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1925 - 1100 pages
...imreturnvd. Or unregarded lovo ? " Alas ! the joys that fortune brings Are trifling, and decay; And those who prize the paltry things More trifling still than they. "And what is friendship hut a name, A charm that lulls to sleep ; A shade that follows wealth or fame, And leaves the wretch...
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Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes, Volume 27

Sports - 1875
...Hermit,' for instance, goes so far as to doubt the existence of that virtue between man and man : — And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep ! A shade that follows wealth or fame, And leaves the world to weep ! And even the amiable Cowper appears to have been tainted with the same...
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Papers in Illinois History and Transactions

Illinois State Historical Society - Illinois - 1906
...visits among distant neighbors necessary and pleasant. Friendship then was warm and true, not merely A name, A charm that lulls to sleep, A shade that...follows wealth or fame, But. leaves the wretch to weep. Needs of mutual help bound old settlers in fraternal bonds of closest, tenderest ties. None knew when...
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Charlotte Temple ; And, Lucy Temple

Mrs. Rowson - Fiction - 1991 - 265 pages
...but the anguish of her heart was too great to permit her to articulate a single word. CHAPTER XXX oo And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep, A shade that follows wealth and fame, But leaves the wretch to weep. When Charlotte was left to herself, she began to think what...
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Our First Republicans: John Dunmore Lang, Charles Harpur, Daniel Henry ...

David John Headon, Elizabeth M. Perkins - Australia - 1998 - 196 pages
...of its presence. Hence with what an emphasis does he who is obviously destitute, ask with the poet: And what is Friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep; A shade that follows Wealth and Fame But leaves the wretch to weep? What else indeed to him! In what is called the world, Friendship...
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Friendship: A Book of Quotations

Herb Galewitz - Literary Collections - 1999 - 54 pages
...by one's friends than to deceive them. Liking and even love contribute nothing to friendship. GOETHE And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls...follows wealth or fame, But leaves the wretch to weep? Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants...
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