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" Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! — For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of... "
Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ... - Page 385
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 43

1844
...LIFE AND ITS DUTIES. BY PROFESSOR LONGFELLOW. LIFE is real ! Life is earnest ! i And the grave is not its goal ; "Dust thou art, to dust returnest," Was...and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. Art is long, and time is fleeting, And our hearts,...
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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1839 - 144 pages
...PSALM OF LIFE. WHAT THE HURT OT THE YOUJTO Mil! >11D TO THE PIALWI9T. TELL me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul is dead...and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. •< Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our...
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The North American Review, Volume 50

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1840
...it to find poetry to compare with this of the " Psalm of Life." "Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul is dead...and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. " Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our...
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The North American Review, Volume 50

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1840
...it to find poetry to compare with this of the " Psalm of Life." "Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul is dead...and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. " Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 28

Unitarianism - 1840
...OF LIFE. " What the heart of the young man said to the Psalmist. " Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul is dead...and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. " Art is long, and time is fleeting, And our...
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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1840 - 144 pages
...slumbers, And things are not what they seem. L;fe is real ! Life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not...and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts,...
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Hymns and Anthems

William Johnson Fox - Hymns, English - 1841
...through every clime The harvests of all time, On, on, for ever ! TELL me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul is dead...its goal ; " Dust thou art, to dust returnest," Was not spoken of the soul. Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime ; And, departing,...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1842 - 468 pages
...PSALM OF LIFE. WHAT THE HEART Or THE TOONO HAN SAID TO TH* PSALMIST. TELL me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul is dead...and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts,...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1842
...first is, "What the Heart of the Young Man said to the Psalmist." Tell me not in mournful numbers, j Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that...is not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Wat not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act,...
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The Southern literary messenger

1842
...heart of the young man said to the Psalmist !" " Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an idle dream ! For the soul is dead that slumbers ; And things...not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not written of the soul. Art is long, and time is fleeting. And our hearts, though stout and brave,...
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