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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 Poetical Works, Complete, of Oliver Goldsmith ... with Some Account of ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1816 - 149 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...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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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...unreturn'd, Or uuregarded love ? " Alas! the joys that fortune brings Are trifling, and decay; And those who prize the paltry things, More trifling still than...that lulls to sleep; A shade that follows wealth or fume, 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, and Essays, of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 253 pages
...Or uuregarded love? ' Alas! the joys that fortune brings ^ Are trifling, and decay ; And those who prize the paltry things, More trifling still than...friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep ; A phade that follows \vealth or fame, And leaves the wretch to weep ! * And love is still an emptier...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 87, Part 1; Volume 121

Early English newspapers - 1817
...amico." But how rare is the blessing, and how few are the exceptions to the Poet's pathetic complaint, 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! With this English reinforcement to our party, we paid another visit...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 121

1817
...rare is the blessing, and how few are the exceptioni to the Poet's pathetic complaint, And what i< Friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep, A shade that follows wealth or fame, And leaves the wretch to weep! With this English reinforcement to our party, we paid another visit...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Book ornamentation - 1817 - 166 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 they. " And what is friendship bat a name, A charm that lulls to sleep ; A shade that follows wealth or fame, And leaves the wretch...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 pages
...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 love is still an emptier soun4 The modern fair-one's jest: On earth unseen, or only found To warm...
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The Brief Remarker on the Ways of Man; Or, Compendious Dissertations ...

Ezra Sampson - Conduct of life - 1818 - 421 pages
...speaking, in the following lines of Goldsmith : "And what is friendship but a name, A charm that hills to sleep; A shade that follows wealth or fame, • But leaves the wretch to weep." "When a man falls into misfortune, it often happens that some of those he had most befriended while...
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The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued ..., Volume 3

1819
...circumstance, perhaps, we may attribute the following beautiful description of worldly pleasure : " 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? GOLDSMITH. And too faithful is the portrait — there are a set of beings...
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The Pocket Magazine of Classics and Polite Literature, Volume 3

1819
...circumstance, perhaps, we may attribute the follow ing beautiful description of worldly pleasure : > • " 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? GOLDSMITH. And too faithful is the portrait— there are a set of beings...
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