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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 Deserted Village, Traveller, and Miscellaneous Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1819 - 108 pages
...fortune brings Are trifling and decay ; And those who prize the paltry More trifling still than they. I 'And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep ; A shade that follows wealth or fame, Aud leares the wretch to weep ? 'And love is still an emptier sound, The modtrn fair om 's jest ; OB...
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Satires in India, Issue 451

British - 1819 - 83 pages
...every theme, In every Fair would realise their dream.! SATIRE rr Vox, et praterea nihil— — • And what is Friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep j • A shade that follows Wealth or Fame And'Ieaves the wretch to weep. GOLDIMITB.' •Lure sung my...
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The Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors

English poetry - 1821 - 259 pages
...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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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 64

English literature - 1842
...respecting him. CHAP. VIII. 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 leares the wretch to weep. GOLDSMITH. THE expectation of the arrival of the holidays creates no...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...fortune brings Are trifling, and decay; And those who prize the paltry things, More trifling things than they. " And what is friendship but a name, A...lulls to sleep ; A shade that follows wealth or fame, And.leaves the wretch to weep ? " And love is still an emptier sound, The moder n fair-one's jest:...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 pages
...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 but a name A charm that lults to sleep ; A shade that follows wealth or fame And leaves the wretch to weep • ' And love is...
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The Orphan Boy, Or Test of Innocence, Etc. (Founded on Facts.).

Catherine George Mason, afterwards MASON WARD (Catharine George) - 1821
...Mantle say so much ; while at the same time Markland repeated, in his usual strain — t ' ' • • " And what is friendship but a name ? " A charm that lulls to sleep, " A shade that follows wealth and fame, " And leaves the wretch to weep !" When Miss Mantle, with an enchanting variety of expression...
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The Etonian, Volume 1

1821
...PATRICK O'CONNOR. fort St. Dermid, near Ballinocrasy, Dec. 28, 1820. LE BLANC'S SOBER ESSAY ON LOVE. " And Love is still an emptier sound, The modern fair one's jest ; On earth unknown, or only found To warm the turtle's nest." — GOLDSMITH. LOVE is a theme which has received...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...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....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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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith, Richard Westall - 1822 - 154 pages
...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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