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" Music ! oh, how faint, how weak, Language fades before thy spell ! Why should Feeling ever speak, When thou canst breathe her soul so well ? Friendship's balmy words may feign. Love's are even more false than they ; Oh ! 'tis only Music's strain Can sweetly... "
The Works of Thomas Moore: Irish melodies. National airs - Page 86
by Thomas Moore - 1823
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Things of Beauty Set with Gems of Verse: "a Thing of Beauty is a Joy for Ever."

Poetry - 1853 - 192 pages
...death ; So, when pleasure's dream is gone, Its memory lives in Music's breath. Music, oh, how faintj how weak, Language fades before thy spell ; Why should...ever speak, When thou canst breathe her soul so well ? Oh ! 'tis only music's strain Can sweetly soothe and not betray. THOMAS MOORE. PARlS HEAD DRESSES....
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The Golden Present: A Gift for All Seasons

Mrs. J. Thayer - Gift books - 1853 - 128 pages
...which falls on our lives, as on that which is turned away from it? Miss BKEMEB. Music. MDSIO ! — oh ! how faint, how weak, Language fades before thy spell ! Why should feeling eyer speak When thou canst breath her soul so well ? Friendship's balmy words may feign, Lore's are...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore: With a Memoir, Volume 2

Thomas Moore - 1855
...flowers have sunk in death; So, when pleasure's dream is gone, Its memory lives in Music's breath. Music, oh how faint, how weak, Language fades before...well ? Friendship's balmy words may feign, Love's are ev'n more false than they; Oh! 'tis only music's strain Can sweetly soothe, and not betray. IT IS NOT...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Quotations, English - 1855 - 576 pages
...imprison'd sigh, And kindled rapture in the eoldest eye. Montgomery's World brfore the Flood. Musie ! — О how faint, how weak, Language fades before thy spell ! Why should feeling ever speak When thou eanst breathe her soul so well ? Friendship's balmy words may feign, Love's are e'en more false than...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Quotations, English - 1855 - 570 pages
...imprison'd sigh, And kindled rapture in the eoldest eye. Montgomery's World before the Flood. Musie ! — O how faint, how weak, language fades before thy spell ! ^ Why should feeling ever speak Wheii thou Const breathe her soul so well ? Friendship's balmy words may feign, Love's are e'en more...
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Great Truths by great Authors

1856
...oppress, Then Music, with her silver sound, With speedy help doth lend redress. C,— Moore. ! — oh ! how faint, how weak, Language fades before thy...well ? Friendship's balmy words may feign, Love's are ev'n more false than they ; Oh ! 'tis only Music's strain Can sweetly soothe, and not betray ! . —...
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Revue d'Alsace, Volume 1; Volume 7

Alsace (France) - 1856
...irlandaises. (Irish melodies.) Nous le mettons la disposition de M. Grn : Mutic , oh ! how faint , tiorw weak Language fades before thy spell '. Why should Feeling ever speak When l/iou canst breather sotil shwell ' M. Grn en donne du reste une explication qui est parfaitement...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore - Ireland - 1857 - 420 pages
...flowers have sunk in death; So, when pleasure's dream is gone, Its memory li ves in Music's breath. Music, oh how faint, how weak, Language fades before...Feeling ever speak, When thou canst breathe her soul eo well? Friendship's balmy words may feign, Love's are ev'n more false than they ; Oh ! 't is only...
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The Lyrics of Ireland

Samuel Lover - Ballads, English - 1858 - 360 pages
...sweetness— and "So when pleasure's dream is gone Its memory lives in Music's breath." Thus he concludes, "Music, oh how faint, how weak Language fades before...ever speak, When thou canst breathe her soul so well? Fricndship's balmy words may feign, Love's are ev'n more false than they ; Oh ! 'tis only Music's strain...
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The Fisher Boy

Willie Triton - American fiction - 1858 - 362 pages
...varied with the changing feeling of the moment. Her music seemed the voice of love. " Music ! — O how faint, how weak, Language fades before thy spell. Why should feeling ever speak When thou canst breath her soul so well" MOORE. Her silvery voice was always foremost in the church choir, and at the...
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