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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 beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...unregarded love ? " Alas! the joys that fortune brings " Are trifling, and decay ; " And those who prize the paltry things, " More trifling still than..." And love is still an emptier sound, " The modern fair-one's jest; *' On earth unseen, or only found " To warm the turtle's nest. " For shame, fond youth,...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...trifling, and decay; And those who prize the paltry things, Mope trifling things than they. " And what 'n friendship but a name, A charm that 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 : On...
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Something, Volume 1

1809 - 416 pages
...34 realized those hopes, would it not have reanimated one who if now lost to society ? " What then is friendship but a name ? " A charm that lulls to sleep, " A shade that follows wealth and fame, " But leaves the wretch to weep." I — PERSECUTION. WHATEVER are my faults, exclaims the...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 782 pages
...Delicacy. Word to the Wise, Clementina, School for Wive*. &c. &c. own. " And what u friendship bnt a. name, A charm that 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 Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith ...: To which is Prefixed an Account ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1813 - 107 pages
...and deony ; " And those who prize *.e•c. paltry thirds, "More trifling stUHhan they. F •• '! And what is friendship but a name, A charm that...shade that follows wealth, or fame ? " But leaves the wrel^ to weep? " And love is still an emptier sound, " The modern fair one's jest: '' "On earth unseen,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Ministry of the Late Rev. Thomas Spencer, of ...

Thomas Raffles - Clergy - 1813 - 336 pages
...indeed governs I he world in their assoeiations :—• " And what is friendship but a name, A eharm that lulls to sleep, A shade that follows wealth or fame, ' But leaves the wreteh to weep." But he sought not high eonnexions—exalted friendships—or splendid allianees—he...
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Memoirs of the Life and Ministry of the Late Rev. Thomas Spencer, of ...

Thomas Raffles - Electronic books - 1814 - 311 pages
...fiis friendships by a principle of interest. This indeed governs the world in their associations: — "And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls...follows wealth or fame, But leaves the wretch to weep." But he sought not high connexions — exalted frierioTships — or splendid alliances — he shrunk...
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The Freethinking Christians' Magazine: Intended for the Promotion ..., Volume 4

Liberalism (Religion) - 1814
...other with dissatisfaction and disgust, each appl^ ing to the other the words of the poet ! \VIiat is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep — A shade that follows wealth or fame, And leaves the wretch to weep ? But this must evidently arise from the imperfect manner in which they...
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Political Portraits in this New Era: With Explanatory Notes ..., Volume 2

William Playfair - 1814
...nothing for him. No man has a better right than Mr. Sheridan to say, in the words of Goldsmith, For, 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 ? Whilst Mr. Sheridan may with great truth com• w plain of...
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The Complete Monumental Register:: Containing All the Epitaphs, Inscriptions ...

M. Derozario - Epitaphs - 1815 - 230 pages
...departed this Life the 10th day of Decemher 1778, in the 3S year of his Age. ' And what is friendship hut a name, A charm that lulls to sleep, A shade that follows wealth or fame, l!ut leaves the wretch to weep 1 To the Memory of SIR JOHN CLAVRRING, Knight of the Most Hon. Order,...
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