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" We look before and after, And pine for what is not: Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. "
Beauties of the Country: Or, Descriptions of Rural Customs, Objects, Scenery ... - Page 263
by Thomas Miller - 1837 - 425 pages
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The Poetry of the Sentiments

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - English poetry - 1853 - 320 pages
...cannot be : Shadow of annoyance Never came near thee : Thou lovest ; but ne'er knew love's sad satiety. Waking or asleep, Thou of death must deem Things more...laughter With some pain is fraught ; Our sweetest Bongs are those that tell of saddest thought. Yet if we could scorn Hate, and pride, and fear ; If...
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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...I still shall wait Some new hereafter, and a future state. Prior. 24 AFTER. AGE. We look before and after, And pine for what is not; Our sincerest laughter...is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. Shelley. Oh! it is ecstacy in early days, When youth is ours — before the scorching...
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A collection of poetry for the use of juvenile classes, arranged, with notes ...

W H Cordeaux - 1853
...never heard Praise of love or wine That panted forth a flood of rapture so divine. We look before and after, And pine for what is not : Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught : Our sweetest aongs are those that tell of saddest thought. Teach me half the gladness That thy brain must know,...
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Pictorial Calendar of the Seasons, ...

Mary Botham Howitt - Country life - 1854 - 567 pages
...cannot be ; Shadow of annoyance Never came near thee : Thou lovest ; but no'er knew love's sad satiety. Waking or asleep, Thou of death must deem Things more...some pain is fraught : Our sweetest songs are those which toll of saddest thought. Yet if we could scorn Hate, and pride, and fear ; If we were things...
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The Rhyme and Reason of Country Life, Or, Selections from Fields Old and New

Susan Fenimore Cooper - Country life - 1854 - 428 pages
...not be : Shades of annoyance Never come near thee : Thou lovest, but ne'er knew love's sad satiety. Waking, or asleep, Thou of death must deem Things...look before and after, And pine for what is not : Our sincercst laughter With some pain is fraught ; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought....
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Pictorial Calendar of the Seasons, ...

Mary Botham Howitt - Country life - 1854 - 567 pages
...cannot be ; Shadow of annoyance Never came near thee : Thou lovest ; but ne'er knew love's sad satiety. Waking or asleep, Thou of death must deem Things more...deep Than we mortals dream, Or how could thy notes now in such a crystal stream ? We look before and after, And pine for what is not : Our sincerest laughter...
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The Tent and the Altar: Or, Sketches from Patriarchial Life

John Cumming - Bible - 1854 - 365 pages
...hopefully to do so, for Christ's sake. CHAPTER XVI. • THE SCHOOL OF EXPERIENCE. " We look before and after, And pine for what is not ; Our sincerest laughter...is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought." " For I have learned by experience that the Lord hath blessed me for thy sake."...
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Sacred Poetry

Sacred poetry - 1854 - 236 pages
...comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful, with a singleness of aim. We look before and after, And pine for what is not ; Our sincerest laughter...is fraught ; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. SHELLEY. AOE. Rightly it is said That man descends into the vale of years ; Yet...
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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume 3

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1855
...: Thou lovest ; but ne'er knew love's sad satiety. xvir. Waking or asleep, Thou of death must aeem Things more true and deep Than we mortals dream, Or...how could thy notes flow in such a crystal stream ? XVIII. We look before and after, And pine for what is not : Our sincerest laughter With some pain...
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge and Keats with a Memoir of Each ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1855
...: Shadow of annoyance Never came near thee : Thou lovest ; but ne'er knew love's sad satiety. XVII. Waking or asleep, Thou of death must deem Things more true and deep Than we mortals dream, Ox how could thy notes flow in such a crystal stream ? XVIII. We look before and after, And pine for...
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