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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 Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...unregarded love ? ' Alas ! the joys th.it fortune brings Are trifling, am! decay; And those who |1ri/.e the paltry things, More trifling still than they....friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep ; ' And love is still an emptier sound, The modern fair-one's jest ; On earth unseen, or only found...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 4

1822
...disregarded! Such kind of friendship as this, and such sort of friends as these, induced the Poet to sing, " 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 ?" A false friend, like a viper, entwines around you with...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - Abduction - 1823 - 146 pages
...aiuj decay: And those who prize th*- paltry things, .blort uiiliii^ stiii MI^JI tiiey. WAKEFIELB. 31 And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls...wretch to weep? And love is still an emptier sound. The haughty f;iir one's jest: On earth unseen, or only found To warm the turtle's nest. For shame, fond...
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The Brief Remarker on the Ways of Man, Or, Compendious Dissertations ...

Ezra Sampson - Conduct of life - 1823 - 264 pages
...downright hatred. There is too much truth, generally speaking, in the following lines of Goldsmith : " And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls...follows wealth or fame, But leaves the wretch to weep." When a man is unfortunate, it often happens that some of those whom he had most befriended while in...
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The vicar of Wakefield

Oliver Goldsmith - 1823
...unretum'd, Or unregarded love ? ' Alas ! the joys that fortune brings Are trifling, and deeay; And those who prize the paltry things, More trifling still than they. ' 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 ? '...
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A Dictionary of Spanish Proverbs

John Collins (Merchant) - Proverbs, Spanish - 1823 - 391 pages
...wind." " Donee erisfelix, multas numerabis amicos ; " Tempora si fuerint nubila, solus ens." OYID. " 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 ?'' Amigo viejo, tocino y vine aņejo. — " A friend, your...
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The Cottage on the Cliff: A Sea-side Story

Catherine George Ward - English fiction - 1823 - 750 pages
...spotless rose, in which no canker worm had yet crept to despoil it of its native bloom. CHAPTER XIV. "Ah ! 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. And what is love f an emptier sound, The modern fair one's...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...unretum'd, Or unregarded love ? "AlasI the joys that fortune brings, Are trifling, and decay; And those who arkness thin, And to the stack, or the barn-door,...hounds and horn Cheerly rouse the slumb'ring morn, F 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 Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...fortune brings Are trifling, and decay : And those who prize the paltry things, More trifling still thau they. ' And what is friendship but a name, A charm...lulls to sleep ; A shade that follows wealth or fame, And leaves the wretch to weep ? 1 And love is still an emptier souna, The modern fair -one's jest ;...
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An Historical Inquiry Into the Principal Circumstances and Events Relative ...

Barclay Mounteney - 1824 - 539 pages
...he only is rich in supporters who never has occasion to put benevolence to the test; — * ' if: " 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." . •.; '• .t The trial proceeded ; — the charges brought...
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