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" I THINK, whatever mortals crave, With impotent endeavour, — A wreath, a rank, a throne, a grave, — The world goes round for ever : I think that life is not too long ; And therefore I determine, That many people read a song Who will not read a sermon. "
The Poems of Winthrop Mackworth Praed - Page 167
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Knight's Penny Magazine, Issue 1

Civilization
...of 1846 to the passing allusions to men and opinions of 1826:— THE CHATJNT OF THE BRAZEN HEAD. "' I think, whatever mortals crave, With impotent endeavour,...a song, Who will not read a sermon. I think you've look'd through many hearts, And mused on many actions, And studied man's component parts, And nature's...
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The Poetical Works of Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Volume 1

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 1854 - 311 pages
...bis bead. THE CHANT OF THE BRAZEN HEAD. " I THINK, whatever mortals crave, With impotent endeavor, A wreath — a rank — a throne — a grave — The...song, Who will not read a sermon. " I think you've look'd through many hearts, And mused on many actions. And studied man's component parts, And nature's...
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The poetical works of Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Volume 1

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 1854 - 311 pages
...BRAZEN HEAD. " I THINK, whatever mortals crave, With impotent endeavor, A wreath—a rank—a throne—a grave— The world goes round for ever ; I think that...song, Who will not read a sermon. " I think you've look'd through many hearts, And mused on many actions. And studied man's component parts, And nature's...
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Passages of a Working Life During Half a Century: With a Prelude ..., Volume 1

Charles Knight - Publishers and publishing - 1864
...earnestness with levity, philosophy with jest, so peculiarly characteristic of Praed's happiest vein : " I think, whatever mortals crave, With impotent endeavour,...song, Who will not read a sermon. " I think you've look'd through many hearts, And mused on many actions, And studied man's component parts, And nature's...
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The Poems of Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Volume 2

Derwent Coleridge - 1865
...crave, With impotent endeavor, A wreath—a rank—a throne—a grave— The world goes round forever ; I think that life is not too long, And therefore I...song, Who will not read a sermon. " I think you've look'd through many hearts, And mused on many actions. And studied man's component parts, And nature's...
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London Society, Volume 5; Volume 7

James Hogg, Florence Marryat - English literature - 1865
...earnest age of Elizabeth to the slightlytwinged conscience of the first quarter of the present century. ' I think, whatever mortals crave, With impotent endeavour,...throne, a grave,— The world goes round for ever: 1 think that llfii is not too long, And therefore I determine. That many people read a song Who will...
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London society, Volume 7

1865
...age of Elizabeth to the slightlytwinged conscience of the first quarter of the present century. ' 1 think, whatever mortals crave, With Impotent endeavour,...throne, a grave,— The world goes round for ever : 1 think that life is not too long, And therefore 1 determine, That many people read a song Who will...
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The Poems of Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Volume 2

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 1866
...Bpeak I" — (Slma mutic. The Friar Jails atleep. Tht Head cliantt ai follows.)— THE BBJ.ZEK HEAD. " I THINK, whatever mortals crave, With impotent endeavour,...rank — a throne— a grave — The world goes round forever; I think that life is not too long, And therefore I determine That many people read a song,...
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Lyra Elegantiarum: A Collection of Some of the Best Specimens of Vers de ...

Frederick Locker-Lampson - Anthologies - 1867 - 345 pages
...easily die, Till then let us sorrow in company." Reginald Heber. CCCLXXIL THE CHAUNT OF THE BRAZEN HEAD. I THINK, whatever mortals crave, With impotent endeavour,...a song Who will not read a sermon. I think you've look'd through many hearts, And mused on many actions, And studied Man's component parts, And Nature's...
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Passages of a working life during half a century. Re-issue, Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1873
...earnestness with levity, philosophy with jest, so peculiarly characteristic of Praed's happiest vein : " I think, whatever mortals crave, With impotent endeavour,...song, Who will not read a sermon. " I think you've look'd through many hearts, And nnised on many actions, And studied man's component parts, And nature's...
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