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" We look before and after, And pine for what is not; Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. "
Select specimens of English poetry - Page 281
edited by - 1856 - 416 pages
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The Album, Volumes 1-2

1822
...animal occupied with the past and the future — an animal subject to melancholy : " We look before and after, And pine for what is not: Our sincerest laughter...is fraught ; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought." The extremes of cultivation and of savage nature equally present man disturbed...
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Miscellaneous Poems

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1826 - 144 pages
...deep Than we mortals dream, Or how could thy notes flow in such a crystal stream i We look belbre and after, And pine for what is not : Our sincerest laughter...is fraught ; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thou ght. Vet if we could scorn Hate, and pride, .and fear ; If we were things born Not...
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1829 - 575 pages
...deep Than we mortals dream, Or how could thy notes flow in such a crystal stream ? We look before and Taylor coutd scorn Bate, and pride, and fear; If we were things born Not to shed a tear, I know not how thy...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...shapes of sky or-plain? What love of thine own kind ? what ignorance of pain? * # * * We look before and after, And pine for what is not: Our sincerest laughter...is fraught: Our sweetest songs are those that tell the saddest thought. Yet if we could scorn Hate, and pride, and fear ; If we were things born Not to...
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - English poetry - 1831 - 607 pages
...we morķais dream, Or how could thy notes flow in such a crystal etream ? We look before and afler, quen of saddest thought _ Yet if we could ecorn Hate, and pride, and fear ; If we were things bom Not to...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 14

English literature - 1835
...deep, Than we mortals dream, Or how could thy notes flow in such a crystal stream ! We look before and after And pine for what is not, Our sincerest laughter,...scorn, Hate, and pride, and fear ! If we were things born Not to shed a tear, I know not how thy joy we ever should come near ?" Of those compositions which...
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Beauties of the Country: Or, Descriptions of Rural Customs, Objects, Scenery ...

Thomas Miller - Country life - 1837 - 425 pages
...deep Than we mortals dream, Or how could thy notes flow in such a crystal stream ! We look before and after, And pine for what is not : Our sincerest laughter...scorn Hate, and pride, and fear— If we were things born Not to shed a tear, I know not how thy joy we ever should come near !' " By the middle of this...
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Flowers of fiction

1837
...of manhood is but the idle " crackling of thorns under the pot" in comparison. " We look before and after, And pine for what is not ; Our sincerest laughter...With some pain is fraught : Our sweetest songs are (hose that tell of saddest thought." 248 FLOWERS OF FICTION. 249 And yet, despite even their glee,...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...deep Than we mortals dream, Or how could thy notes flow in such a crystal stream ? We look before and after, And pine for what is not : Our sincerest laughter...scorn Hate, and pride, and fear ; If we were things born Not to shed a tear, I know not how thy joy we ever should come near. Better than all measures...
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The Book of Gems: The Poets and Artists of Great Britain

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...deep Than we mortals dream, Or how could thy notes flow in such a crystal stream ? We look hefore and after, And pine for what is not : Our sincerest laughter...scorn Hate, and pride, and fear ; If we were things horn Not to shed a tear, I know not how thy joy we ever should come near. Better than all measures...
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