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" Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depth of some divine despair Rise in the heart, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy autumn fields, And thinking of the days that are no more. "
The Princess: A Medley - Page 72
by Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1850 - 177 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 183

English essays - 1848
...the guests were reposing on broidered couches, a maiden was commanded to sing, and thus she sweetly sang : Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean,...the depth of some divine despair, Rise in the heart, aud gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy autumn-fields And thinking of the days that are no...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 82

1848
...very beautiful to read, though scarcely fit for a harp accompaniment. It runs thus : — ' Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depth of some divine despair Rise in the henrt, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy Autumn-fields, And thinking of the days that...
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The Haileybury observer, Volumes 3-5

East India college - 1845
...whole, but when far distant from our native land, we may some day find how true the song is, — how " Tears from the depth of some divine despair Rise in the heart, and gather to the eye, When thinking of the days that are no more." '• For woman lit not undevelopt man Hut diverse...
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American Literary Magazine, Volumes 1-3

1847
...house . Men hated learned women." Thus too, when one of them sings, the song is sad: " Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depth...heart, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy Autumn fields, And thinking of the days that are no more. " Fresh as the first beam glittering on a...
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The Daguerreotype, Volume 2

American periodicals - 1848
...occurs at the close of the poem) : " ' Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from thi depth of some divine despair Rise in the heart, and...happy Autumn-fields, , And thinking of the days that arc no more. ', ' Fresh as the first beam glittering on a sail, That brings oar friends up from the...
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American Literary Magazine, Volumes 1-2

1848
...a house : Mm hated learned women." Thus too, when one of them sings, the song is sad: " Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depth...despair Rise in the heart, and gather to the eyes, In lookin? on the happy Autumn fields, And thinking of the days that are no more. " Fresh as the first...
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A country neighborhood, cont. The moat

Lady Emily Ponsonby - 1848
...harshly of you — I think of you as I have ever done. Oh, how am I to live without you !" CHAPTER XXI. Tears from the depth of some divine despair Rise in...heart, and gather to -the eyes, In looking on the happy autumn fields, And thinking of the days that are no more. TENNYSON. When Claude Hastings returned home...
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Sartain's Union Magazine of Literature and Art, Volume 7

John Seely Hart - 1850
...the earth, earthy. What I am about to read is from his last long poem, "The Princess:" Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depth of some divine despair Riso in the heart, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy Autumn-fields, And thinking of the...
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The Wife's Sister; Or, The Forbidden Marriage: A Novel

Catherine Anne Hubback - 1851
...world his exquisite lines, but Cecil's feelings cannot be more accurately described : " Tears — idle tears — I know not what they mean ; Tears from the...Rise in the heart and gather to the eyes, In looking o'er the happy autumn fields, And thinking of the days that are no more. ***** " Dear as remembered...
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Knick-knacks from an Editor's Table

Lewis Gaylord Clark - Wit and humor - 1852 - 335 pages
...irresistible inward sadness : and as we walked, these lines of TENNYSON came to mind : ' TEARS, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depth...the heart and gather to the eyes, In looking on the fading autumn fields, And thinking of the days that are no more ! ' There are no two sadder words in...
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