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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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Belle Assemblée: Or, Court and Fashionable Magazine; Containing Interesting ...

Women - 1826
...— and to my bosom happiness may never again be restored ! Ah ! too true are the words of song — ' 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 !' " Thus thought Isabel; but the thought was founded in error — the...
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The Christian Library: The life of the Rev. John Wesley

Christian biography - 1826
...interest. This indeed governs tie world in their associations : — " And what is friendship but a namo, A charm that lulls to sleep, A shade that follows wealth or fame, But leaves the wretch to weep." But he sought not high connections — exalted friendships — or splendid alliances — he shrunk...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1827 - 252 pages
...unregarded love ? G • Alas! the joys that fortune brings ' Are triflmg, and decay ; ' And those who prize the paltry things, ' More trifling still than...name, ' A charm that lulls to sleep ; ' A shade that fellows wealth or fame, ' But leaves the wretch tu weep ? ' And love is still an emptier sound, ' The...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 4

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...rarely to distress. They are the blossoms of the sunshine, but wither in the adverse blast. For, " 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 ?" But let all this pass for nothing. Let it be granted that the world...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 4

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...rarely to distress. They are the blossoms of the sunshine, hut wither in the adverse blast. For, . '• What is friendship but a name. A charm that lulls to sleep ; A shade, that follows wealth or fameAnd leaves the wretch to weep ?" But let all this pass for nothing. Let it be granted that the...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1828 - 300 pages
...joys that fortune brings, Are trifling , and decay ; ( And those who prize such paltry things 43 , More trifling -still than they. \ » And -what is...follows wealth or fame , But leaves the wretch to weep? 1 »And love is still an emptier sound, The modern fair one's jest43; On. earth unseen, or only found...
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The Legendary Cabinet: A Collection of British National Ballads, Ancient and ...

John Docwra Parry - Ballads, English - 1829 - 436 pages
...Or unregarded love 1 " Alas ! the joys that fortune brings Are trifling, and decay ; And those who prize the paltry things, More trifling still than...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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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 4

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1829 - 510 pages
...rarely to distress. They are the blossoms of the sunshine, but wither in the adverse blast, For, •*• What is friendship but a name. A charm that lulls to sleep ; A shade, that follow? wealth or fame, And leaves the wretch to weep ?" But let all this pass for nothing. Let it...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...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....follows wealth or fame, But leaves the wretch to weep I ' And love is still an emptier sound, The modern fair-one's jest ; On earth unseen, or only found...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 527 pages
...unrcturn'd, Or unregarded love! "Alas! the joys that fortune bringe, Are trifling and decay; And those who ed ; the hook, before unperceived, was instantly fastened...Sister," cries the youngest princess, " I have cer 7 " And love is still an emptier sound, The modem fair one's jest; On earth unaeen, or only found To...
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