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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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Flowers of fiction

1837
...certainly the law of arrest,'' answered the magistrate ; and he bowed the merchant out of the room. LOVE. THEY sin who tell us love can die. With life all other...In heaven ambition cannot dwell, Nor avarice in the depths of hell. Earthly these passions, as of earth, They perish where they have their birth. But love...
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Flora's Dictionary

Elizabeth Washington Wirt - Flower language - 1837 - 220 pages
...AN Till'?. lMMOETALtTY. His love was an eternal plant, whereof The root was fixcd in virtue's ground They sin who tell us love can die ; With life all other passions fly, All others arc but vanity. ln heaven ambltion cannot dwell, Nor avarice in the vaults of hell ; Eartbly these...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey: Collected by Himself, Volume 8

Robert Southey - 1838
...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 returneth...
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Thoughts of the times; or, Men and things

Thomas Browne Browne - 1838 - 255 pages
...found throughout the whole range of contemporary English poets, than the well-known lines beginning, " They sin who tell us love can die ; With life all other passions fly, All others are but vanity." Roderick has been more praised than any of Southey's epics, nevertheless we suspect there are not many...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volume 32

Fashion - 1850
...assured that ours will thank us if we transfer the precious fragment to onr columns : — " They err who tell us love can die; With life all other passions fly— All others are bnt vanity. In heaven Ambition cannot dwell, Nor Avarice in the vaults of hell ; Earthly these passions...
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The Christian Teacher and Chronicle of Beneficence, Volume 4

Christianity - 1838
...of existence — amidst pure and holy intelligences ! You remember Southey's beautiful lines : — ' They sin who tell us love can die ; With life all other passions fly — But love is indestructible, Its holy flame for ever burneth ; From heaven it comes, to heaven retumeth...
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Uncle Horace: A Novel, Volume 1

Mrs. S. C. Hall - Irish fiction - 1838
...something. The motto to one of the poems ri vetted her attention. She read it twice: — " They Bin who tell us Love can die, With life all other passions fly j All others arc but vanity ! In heaven Ambition cannot dwell, Nor Avarice in the vaults of holl —...
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Sabbath Recreations: Or, Select Poetry of a Religious Kind

Emily Taylor - American poetry - 1839 - 288 pages
...temple thou fillest!—majestic, serene— On this turf let me worship !—the GODHEAD I feel. LOVE. THEY sin who tell us Love can die : With life all...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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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1839
...its wounds are healing to the heart it strikes, and prepare for it an exceeding compensation of joy. "They sin who tell us. Love can die, With life all...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 leturncih...
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the works

mrs hemans - 1839
...falling, When heaven its own is calling, Know then, thy guide is nigh ! II.—OH! DROOP THOU NOT. *' They sin who tell us love can die, With life all other...avarice in the vaults of hell. Earthly these passions, as of earth— They perish where they drew their birth. But love is indestructible ! Its holy flame...
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