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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 Fisher's Daughter, Or; The Wanderings of Wolf, and the Fortunes of ...

Catherine George Ward - English fiction - 1824 - 576 pages
...determined to hold no communication, or tender them any friendship, for to them— " All, what was friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep, A shade that follows wealth and fame, And leaves the wretch to weep." No, Captain Singleton sought for dearer ties, and more sacred...
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The Etonian, Volume 2

1824
...jrit!>. x- TA PATRICK O'Co 5<. 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. L.OVE is a theme which has received a...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...Or unregarded love ? Alas ! the joys that fortune brings, Are trifling and decay ; And those who prize the paltry things, More trifling still than...earth unseen, or only found To warm the turtle's nest. 4 For shame, fond youth, thy sorrows hush, And spurn the sex, he said ; But while he spoke, a...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825
...brings. Are trifling, and decay; And those who prize the paltry things, More trifling still than they. ii And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls...follows wealth or fame, But leaves the wretch to weep ? u And love is still an emptier sound, The modern fair one's jest ; On earth unseen, or only found...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1825 - 144 pages
...Or unregarded love ? " Alas ! the joys that fortune brings Are trifling, and decay ; *ind those who prize the paltry things, More trifling still than...friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep ; \ shade that follows wealth or fame, And leaves the wretch to weep ? •' And love is still an emptier...
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The Wonders of Elora: Or, The Narrative of a Journey to the Temples and ...

John Benjamin Seely - Ellora (India) - 1825 - 597 pages
...study and deep seclusion ; and as to society, what is it but a name, a shadow ? Nay, the poet asks, " And what is friendship, but a name— A charm that...to sleep — . A shade that follows wealth or fame, And leaves the wretch to weep ?" This is the opinion of one who had felt what he wrote. In these monastic...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...Or unregarded love ? " Alas ! the joys that fortune brings Are trifling, and deeay ; And those who s Tegg eharm that lulls to sleep : A shade that follows wealth or fame, And leaves the wreteh to weep ? "...
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The Wonders of Elora: Or, The Narrative of a Journey to the Temples and ...

John Benjamin Seely - Ellora (India) - 1825 - 597 pages
...; and as to society, what is it but a name, a shadow ? Nay, the poet asks, " And what \sjnendship, but a name— A charm that lulls to sleep — A shade that follows wealth or fame, And leaves the wretch to weep ?" This is the opinion of one who had felt what he wrote. In these monastic...
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Manderville; or, The Hibernian chiliarch

Francis S. Higginson - 1825
...mean time arrived : which the bearer represented as being of considerable importance. CHAPTER X. " And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep, A breath that follows wealth and fame, But leaves the wretch to weep." GOLDSMITH. The letter that had...
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St. Hubert; or, The trials of Angelina

Hubert (st.) - 1825
...resumed Angelina, " that you men denied the existence of female friendship ? That you looked on it as * A name, A charm that lulls to sleep ; A shade that follows wealth and fame, And leaves the wretch to weep!' Goldsmith. • " Attribute not to me," cried the black domino,...
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