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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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The poetical works of Thomas Moore, with notes &c

Thomas Moore - 1881
...(lowers nave 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...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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The Harmonium ...

Conduct of life - 1881 - 446 pages
...without an effort. At other times, life seems a burden — a seeming consciousness of carrying a weight. Music ! Oh ! how faint, how weak. Language fades before...well ? Friendship's balmy words may feign, Love's are ev'n mire false than they ; Oh ! 'tis only music's strain Can sweetly soothe, and not betray ! To make...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1881 - 715 pages
...of the spears, For I'm curst if each note of it doesn't run through one !" Moore' s Fudge Family, 5. Music !— oh ! how faint, how weak, Language fades...should feeling ever speak, When thou cans't breathe ner soul so well ? Friendship's balmy words may feign—- Love's are even more false than they ; Oh...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore - Poetry - 1881 - 670 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...thy spell ! Why should feeling ever speak, When thou caust breathe her soul so well? Friendship's balmy words may feign, Love's are ev'n more false than...
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Work and Play

Horace Bushnell - 1881 - 470 pages
...words for intellectual discourse. Even as the poets, who are nature's best oracles, sing : " Music! 0 how faint, how weak, Language fades before thy spell ; Why should feeling ever speak, When thou eanst breathe her soul so well!" Accordingly, as we are wont to argue the invisible things of God,...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Quotations - 1882 - 899 pages
...faint, exquisite music of a dream, s. MOOBE — LalUi Rookh. The Veiled Prophet of Khorassa?.. Music! О Í. MOOEE— On Music. The harp that once through Tara's halls The soul of music shed, Now hangs as...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Quotations - 1882 - 899 pages
...exquisite music of a dream. ». MOORE — Latía Rookh. The Veiled Prophet of Khoraasaa. Music! О how faint, how weak, Language fades before thy spell!...Feeling ever speak, When thou canst breathe her soul so wel;. /. Moo RE —0« Music. The harp that once through Tara's halls The soul of music shed, Now hangs...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Quotations, English - 1882 - 899 pages
...faint, exquisite music of a dream, s. MOORE— Lalla Rookh. The Veiled Prophet of Jihorassan. Music! O how faint, how weak, Language fades before thy spell!...Feeling ever speak, When thou canst breathe her soul go veil. t. MOOHE— On Music. The harp that once through Tare's halls The soul of music shed, Now...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1883 - 761 pages
...cursed if each note of it doesn't run through one." 3417 Moore : Fudge Family. Letter v. Music ! — O ! how faint, how weak, Language fades before thy spell...music's strain Can sweetly soothe, and not betray. 3418 Moore : Irish Melodies. On Music. The soul of music slumbers in the shell, Till wak'd and kindled...
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The poetical works of Thomas Moore, ed. with a memoir by W.M. Rossetti

Thomas Moore - 1883
...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...Friendship's balmy words may feign, Love's are even more fate than they ; Oh ! 'tis only Music's strain Can sweetly soothe, and not betray ! * " Where" the"...
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