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" FRIEND to the wretch whom every friend forsakes, I woo thee, death ! — In fancy's fairy paths Let the gay songster rove, and gently trill The strain of empty joy. "
The Munster cottage boy - Page 46
by Regina Maria Roche - 1820
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...sustained by the spirit of the verse, and by the force and elegance of the language. AA DEATH. FRIEN D to the wretch, whom every friend forsakes, I woo thee,...songster rove, and gently trill The strain of empty joy. — Life and its joys I leave to those that prize them. — At this hour, This solemn hour, when silence...
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The British poets: including translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...and by the force and elegance of the language. DEATH. FRIEND to thewretch, whom every friendforsakcs, I woo thee, Death! In fancy's fairy paths Let the...songster rove, and gently trill The strain of empty joy.—Life and its joys I leave to those that prize them.—At this hour, This solemn hour, when silence...
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The minstrel, a collection of moral and religious poems

Minstrel - 1824
...tiger-spoils the friendly forms of Men ! DEATH. Friend to the wretch whom every friend fojsakes, T woo thee, Death ! in fancy's fairy paths "Let the...songster rove, and gently trill The strain of empty joy. Life and its joys I leave to those that prize them. At this hour, This solemn hour, when silence rules...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...; Some intervals of abstinence are sought To edge the appetite ; thou seekest none. Blair's Grant. Friend to the wretch whom every friend forsakes, I woo thee, Death ! Porteus's Death. All flesh is grass, and all its glory fades Like the fair flow'r dishevell'd in...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library

British anthology - 1825
...bears away. DEATH. BY DR. PORTEUS, BISHOP OF LONDON. FRIEND to the wretch whom every friend forsakes, 1 woo thee, Death ! in Fancy's fairy paths Let the gay...songster rove, and gently trill The strain of empty joy. Life and its joys I leave to those that prize them . At this hour, This solemn hour, when silence rules...
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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - Elocution - 1832 - 95 pages
...all his fame. The very spot, 25 Where many a time he triumph'd, is forgot. NO. 91. DEATH. PQRTEUS. FRIEND to the wretch, whom every friend forsakes,...woo thee, Death ! In fancy's fairy paths, Let the guy songster rove, and gently trill The strain of empty joy. Life and its joys, I leave to those, that...
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Sacred Harmony: The Best Poetical Pieces of the Most Eminent Christian Poets ...

Religious poetry - 1838 - 304 pages
...dearer still he grew— and dearer — E'en at the day of death drew nearer. DEATH. EEILRT PORTECS, DO Let the gay songster rove, and gently trill The strain of empty joy.— Life and its joys I leave to those that prize them.— At this hour, This solemn hour, when silenee...
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Poems

William Winter - 1855 - 143 pages
...spake o'er Conway to the waves : Know ye the roving sprites — the wanderers of the graves ? n. " Friend to the wretch whom every friend forsakes, I woo thee, Death," * stern, solemn, uncreate ! Thou, before whom the shining ones of earth Vanish like chaff before the...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...for him who dieth, For he sleeps and is at rest ; And the couch whereon he lieth DEATH — continued. Friend to the wretch whom every friend forsakes, I woo thee, death ! Porteut, Death. Oh ! what a shadow o'er the heart is flung, When peals the requiem of the lov'd and...
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A handbook of poetry. To which is added a new poetica anthology and a ...

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1868
...then would' st not save, There let the wind sweep, and the plover cry ; But thou, go by. — TENNYSON. Friend to the wretch whom every friend forsakes, I woo thee, Death ! Life and its joys I leave to those that prize them. Hear me, 0 gracious God ! — at thy good time...
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