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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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Poetry and Pictures from Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore - 1858 - 336 pages
...have sunk in death ; So, when pleasure's dream is gone, Its memory lives in Musie's breath. .Musie, oh how faint, how weak. Language fades before thy spell ! Why should Feeling ever slx-ak, \Vhen thou eanst breathe her soul so well ? Friendship's balmy words may feign. Love's are...
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Poetical works, with a life of the author (abridged from W. Howitt).

Thomas Moore - 1859
...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...not betray! IT IS NOT THE TEAR AT THIS MOMENT SHED* IT is not the tear at this moment shed, When the cold turf has just been laid o'er him, That can tell...
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Mosaics

Frederick Saunders - 1859 - 408 pages
...asleep ou flowers." The Bard of Erin has also no less felicitously given utterance to the same truth : " Music !— oh ! how faint, how weak, Language fades...Music's strain Can sweetly soothe, and not betray 1" Music, although addressed to the ear, is not merely sensual, any more than literature, which is...
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Moore's Irish Melodies

Thomas Moore - Bookbinding - 1859 - 233 pages
...have sunk in death : So, when Plea - sure's dream is gone, Its mem' - ry lives in Mu - sie's breath ! Music ! — oh ! how faint, how weak ! Language fades...well ? Friendship's balmy words may feign, Love's are ev'n more false than they ; Oh ! 't is only Music's strain Can sweetly soothe, and not betray ! THEY...
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Irish melodies, songs, and poems

Thomas Moore - Folk songs, Irish - 1859 - 190 pages
...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...
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A selection of Irish melodies, songs, and poems

Thomas Moore - Folk songs, Irish - 1859 - 160 pages
...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...ever speak, When thou canst breathe her soul so well t Friendship's balmy words may feign, Love's are ev'n more false than they ; Oh ! 'tis only music's...
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The poetical works of Thomas Moore, with life

Thomas Moore - 1866 - 490 pages
...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...spell ! Why should feeling ever speak. When thou canst hreathe her son! so well? Friendship's balmy words may feign, Love's are ev'n more false than they;...
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Mosaics

Frederick Saunders - Essays - 1859 - 408 pages
...utterance to the same truth : " Music ! — oh ! how faint, how weak, Language fades before thy spell 1 Why should Feeling ever speak, When thou can'st breathe...Soul so well ? Friendship's balmy words may feign, Love'a are even more false than they; Oh ! 'tis only Music's strain Can sweetly soothe, and not betray...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore - 1860 - 752 pages
...speak, When thou canst breathe her soul so well? Friendship's balmy words may feign, Love's are ev'n more false than they; Oh! 'tis only music's strain...and not betray. IT IS NOT THE TEAR AT THIS MOMENT SUED. IT is not the tear at this moment shed, When the cold turf has just been laid o'er him, That...
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Poetical Works

Thomas Moore - 1861 - 747 pages
...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 thy spell ! Why should Feeling ever speak, When tlion canst breathe her soul so well 7 Friendship's balmy words may feign, Love's are cv'n more False...
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