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" They sin who tell us Love can die. With life all other passions fly, All others are but vanity. In Heaven Ambition cannot dwell, Nor Avarice in the vaults of Hell; Earthly these passions of the Earth, They perish where they have their birth ; But Love... "
The Young Lady's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the ... - Page 113
by Author of The young man's own book - 1836 - 320 pages
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...thou wert all, And nought beyond, oh earth ! [ROBERT SOUTHEY. 1774—1843.] LOVE. THEY sin who tell love can die : With life all other passions fly, All...avarice in the vaults of Hell : Earthly these passions, as of Earth, They perish where they have their birth. But Love is indestructible ; Its holy flame for...
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The Lamentatyon of Mary Magdaleyne: Text, with Critical Introduction

Bertha Marian Skeat - Lamentatyon of Mary Magdaleyne - 1897 - 64 pages
...vorher hatte er jene oft citierten tiefempfundenen Verse (Keh. X. 10. 11.) verfasst: ,.They sin who teil us Love can die. With life all other passions fly....Heaven Ambition cannot dwell, Nor avarice in the vaults ot Hell; Earthly these passions of the Earth, They perish where they have their birth ; But Love is...
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Old Love Letters: A Comedy in One Act

Bronson Howard - 1897 - 22 pages
...suppose, (looks at paper) Ah ! here it is : (reads) "June 12th, 1865." Thirteen years ago. (reads) " They sin who tell us love can die ; With life, all other passions fly, All others are but vanity." He looks at the picture a moment, then suddenly starts ; looks L. , as if hearing a sound ; hastily...
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Jubilee of the Evangelical Alliance: Proceedings of the Tenth International ...

Evangelical Alliance. Conference - Church history - 1897 - 519 pages
...shall in no wise lose its reward. What we sow here we shall reap there. As expressed by Southey : — " They sin who tell us love can die, With life all other passions fly, All others are lmt vanity. In heaven ambition cannot dwell, Nor avarice in the vaults of hell, Earthly these passions...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 21

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...minutes after four — three hours and a quarter after he had received his wound. IMMORTALITY OF LOVE. They sin who tell us Love can die. With life all other...the earth, They perish where they have their birth : But love is indestructible ; Its holy flame forever burneth, From heaven it came, to heaven returneth....
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Heart Poems from the Best Authors

Amy Neally - English poetry - 1898 - 216 pages
...— till now. MATTHEW GREGORY LEWIS. LOVE'S IMMORTALITY. They sin who tell us Love can die! With iife all other passions fly; All others are but vanity....avarice in the vaults of hell; Earthly these passions, as of earth, They perish where they have their birth; But Love is indestructible. Its holy flame forever...
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For Thee Alone: Poems of Love

Love poetry - 1899 - 284 pages
...sunflower turns on her god, when he sets, The same look which she turned when he rose. — Thomas Moore. LOVE'S IMMORTALITY. THEY sin who tell us Love can...the earth, They perish where they have their birth, But Love is indestructible. Its holy flame for ever burneth, From Heaven it came, to Heaven returneth...
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Gems of Genius in Poetry and Art: From the Kings and Queens of Thought : and ...

Frederick Saunders, Minnie K. Davis - American poetry - 1888 - 743 pages
...turned when he rose. THOMAS MOOKE. LOVE. (From "The Curse of Keham*.") sin who tell us love can die. Is With Life all other passions fly, All others are but...these passions of the earth, They perish where they had their birth. But Love is indestructible. Its holy flame forever burneth, From heaven it came, to...
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A Faith for To-day: Suggestions Towards a System of Christian Belief

Reginald John Campbell - Sermons, English - 1902 - 353 pages
...God. Love is not of earth but of heaven. It is a ray of the nature of the Father. As Southey says : They sin who tell us Love can die. With life all other...these passions of the earth, They perish where they had their birth. But Love is indestructible ; Its holy flame for ever burneth ; From heaven it came,...
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Literary Collector: A Monthly Magazine of Booklore and Bibliography, Volume 3

Frederick C. Bursch, Annie Dennis Bursch - Bibliography - 1902
...He thought it, however, infinitely superior to "Thalaba." Certainly the address to Love, beginning They sin who tell us Love can die; With life all other passions fly, All others are but vanity, is a noble passage, deserving of remembrance. I could never understand why Southey should have chosen...
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