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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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Irish melodies and Songs

Thomas Moore - Songs, Irish - 1874 - 144 pages
...breath. * " Where the Spirit .of the Lord is, there is liberty." — St Paul, 2 Corinthians, iii. 17. Music ! oh, how faint, how weak, Language fades before...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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Silent Tom

Tom (silent, fict. name.) - 1874
...to your father, and I hope he won't spare that young blackleg." CHAPTER XVIII. PICTURES AND MUSIO. " Music ! oh how faint, how weak, Language fades before...breathe her soul so well ? Friendship's balmy words may pain, Love's are e'en more false than they; Oh ! 'tis only music's strain, Can sweetly soothe and not...
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Mrs. Greville, Volume 2

Ursula (pseud.) - 1874
...his match. Gwen never knew what fear or yielding meant from the day she was born." CHAPTER XVIII. " Music ! oh, how faint, how weak, Language fades before...ever speak When thou canst breathe her soul so well V MOORE. " I'll play the chorus ; and as our modern Greeks Run through our code of expletics sublime,...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...more apt for mournful things. MlLTON : The Passion. Music ! Oh, how faint, how weak, Language fails before thy spell ! Why should feeling ever speak,...Friendship's balmy words may feign, — Love's are e'en more false than they: — Oh ! 'tis only music's strain Can sweetly soothe, and not betray ! MOORE....
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The Splendid Advantages of Being a Woman

Charles James Dunphie - Women - 1876 - 362 pages
...speech, which leads us to the edge of the infinite and lets us for moments gaze into that "— . 20 " Music ! oh, how faint, how weak, Language fades before...soul so well ? Friendship's balmy words may feign — Lome's are even more false than they ; Oh ! 'tis only music's strain Can sweetly soothe and not...
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Celebrities I Have Known: With Episodes, Political, Social, Sporting and ...

Lord William Pitt Lennox - 1877
...thoughts that long have slept; Kindling former smiles again In faded eyes that long have wept. ****** Music, oh how faint, how weak, Language fades before...well ? Friendship's balmy words may feign, Love's are e'en more false than they, Oh ! 'tis only music's strain Can sweetly soothe and not betray." T. MOORE....
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The poets' year, a birthday register with selections from Chaucer to Longfellow

Poets - 1877
...evening blushes ere they fade ! On a Portrait. Francis ВапЪу, ABA, Irish Marine Painter, 1793. 17. Music ! oh, how faint, how weak, Language fades before...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...
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Celebrities I Have Known: With Episodes, Political, Social ..., Volume 2

Lord William Pitt Lennox - Biography of Europe - 1877
...long have slept; Kindling former smiles again In faded eyes that long have wept. • •••'• Music, oh how faint, how weak, Language fades before thy spell ! Why should feeling over speak, When thou canst breathe her soul so well ? Friendship's balmy words may feign, Love's are...
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Youth on the Prow: A Novel

Lady Emma Carolina WOOD - 1879
...she should have such surroundings." CHAPTER XIX. " Friendship balmy words may feign, Some are e'en more false than they. Oh ! 'tis only music's strain Can sweetly soothe and not betray. " SIR ATHELINE called on Helena, and advanced with what Leigh Hunt called " an affectation of a bright-eyed...
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The poetical works of Thomas Moore, ed. with a memoir by W.M. Rossetti

Thomas Moore - 1880
...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...Music's strain Can sweetly soothe, and not betray ! * "Where the Spirit of the. Lord i% there is liberty. " —St Paul, 2 Conn thians, Ui. 17. „ IT...
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