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" Hence, all you vain delights, As short as are the nights, Wherein you spend your folly : There's nought in this life sweet If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy, O sweetest Melancholy... "
Lives of the novelists - Page 268
by sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1825
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Essays, Biographical, Critical and Historical, Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1814
...we have just taken from Steele, I cannot withhold the gratification of presenting it lo my readers : Hence all you vain delights, As short as are the nights Wherein you spend your folly) There's nought in this life sweet, If men were wise to see't, But only melancholy, O sweetest melancholy!...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 45

England - 1839
...the liquid numbers^ender images, and apt expressions of this little composition plead our apology. " Hence all you vain delights, As short as are the nights Wherein you spend your folly ; There's nought in this life sweet, If men were wise to see't, But only melancholy, Oh, sweetest melancholy....
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 3

...insertion will confer a favour on year's respectfully, IOTA. Liverpool, May 29, 1821. HENCE, all yon vain delights, As short as are the nights Wherein you spend your folly ! There's nought in this life sweet, [f man were wise to see't, But only melancholy ; Oh ' sweetest...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 3

1821
...entertaining work, their insertion will confer a favour on your's respectfully, IOTA. Liverpool, May 29, 1821. HENCE, all you vain delights, As short as are the nights Wherein yon spend your folly ! There's nought in this life sweet, If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy...
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Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ...

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 218 pages
...or Passionate Madman, an Address to Melancholy, which is the perfection of this kind of writing. " Hence, all you vain delights; As short as are the nights Wherein you spend your folly : There's nought in this life sweet, If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy, Oh, sweetest melancholy....
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 356 pages
...or Passionate Madman, an Address to Melancholy, which is the perfection of this kind of writing. " Hence, all you vain delights; As short as are the nights Wherein you spend your folly; There's nought in this life sweet, If mau were wise to see't, But only melancholy, Oh, sweetest melancholy....
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...Madman, an Address to Melancholy, which is the perfection of this kind of writing. " Hence, all yon vain delights; As short as are the nights Wherein you spend your folly : There's nought in this life sweet, If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy, Oh, sweetest melancholy....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...Passionate Madman. The reader will not be displeased to see it here, as it is well worth tianscribing. Hence all you vain delights, As short as are the nights Wherein you spend your folly ; There's nought in this life sweet, If man were wise to see't, But only Melancholy, Oh sweetest Melancholy....
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The Novels of Mrs. Ann Radcliffe ...: To which is Prefixed, a Memoir of the ...

Ann Ward Radcliffe - 1824
...the poetry we have just inserted with a song, by Fletcher, on a similar subject. I'.\ . ( \(>/,v.) Hence, all you vain delights, As short as are the nights Wherein you spend your folly ! There's nought in this life sweet, If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy ! Welcome, folded...
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Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to ..., Volume 6

John Genest - Theater - 1832
...the 3d act, from which Seward says, Milton certainly took many of the sentiments in his II Pensoroso, Hence, all you vain delights, As short as are the nights Wherein you spend your folly ! There's nought in this life sweet, If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy ; Oh, sweetest...
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