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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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The Poetical Works

Robert Southey - 1845
...Death alone to others given, This moment hath to him restored The early-lost, the long-deplored. 10. 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 for ever burneth, From Heaven it came, to Heaven returncth...
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American Transcendentalism and Asian Religions

Arthur Versluis - Religion - 1993 - 368 pages
...more Ecclesiastes than Bhagavad Gita, more of St. Paul's letters to Corinthians than of the Ramayana: 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.101 Again, when Southey writes of the day when "Veeshnoo took a human birth,...
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - Electronic books - 2007 - 344 pages
...same madness, the same stage." — "The only abnormality is the incapacity to love." — Anais Nin "They sin who tell us love can die; With life all other passions fly, all others are but vanity . . . Love is indestructible." — Robert Southey "There is no instinct like that of the heart." —...
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Robert Southey: Entire Man of Letters

William Arthur Speck, William Allen Speck - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 305 pages
...something of Southey's to publish in a collection he was editing with the title English Minstrelsy. 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 for ever burneth: From Heaven it came, to Heaven returneth....
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