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" Twas but a kindred sound to move, For pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures. War, he sung, is toil and trouble; Honour, but an empty bubble... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 245
1826
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The Works of Peter Pindar, Esq. [pseud.]: In Three Volumes ...

Peter Pindar - 1797
...And now the sweet TIMOTHEUS sang the FAIR, A la Chinoisc, that brought such crowds to starej f * " War, he sung, is toil and trouble ; " Honour but an empty bubble; it Never ending, still beginning, " Fighting still, and stil] destroying: *' If the world be worth...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1801
...pity melts the mind to love, Softly sweet, in Lydian measures, Soon he sooth'd his soul to pleasures. War, he sung, is toil and trouble, Honour but an empty bubble; Never ending, still beginning, Fighting still, and still destroying: If the world be worth thy winning,...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet in Lydian measures, Soon he sooth'd his soul to pleasures : War he sung is toil and trouble ; Honour but an empty bubble : Never ending, still beginning , Fighting still , and still destroying: If the world be worth thy...
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The Miscellaneous Works of David Humphreys: Late Minister Plenipotentiary to ...

David Humphreys - United States - 1804 - 394 pages
...with a Bacchanal sound; Softly sweet, in Lydlan measures, Soon he sooth 'd his soul to pleasures, f War, he sung, is toil and trouble ; Honour but an empty bubble; Never ending, still beginning, Fighting still, and still destroying; If the world be worth thy winning,...
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Poëmes ou morceaux détachés de differens auteurs anglais, traduits en vers ...

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...pitié dispose à l'amour. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures , Soon he sooth'd his soul to pleasures. War, he sung, is toil and trouble , Honour but an empty bubble ; Never ending, still beginning , Fighting still, and still. destroying , If the world be worth thy...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet in Lydian measures, Soon he sooth'd his soul to pleasures. War, he sung, is toil and trouble ; Honour but an empty bubble ; Never ending, still beginning, Fighting still, and still destroying : If the world be worth thy winning,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 11

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures: War, he sung, is toil and trouble; Honour, but an empty bubble; Never ending, still beginning, Fighting still, and still destroying: If the world be worth thy winning,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures : War, he sung, is toil and trouble; Honour, but an empty bubble ; Never ending, still beginning, Fighting still, and still destroying: If the world be worth thy winning,...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...pity melis the mind to love. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures, Soon he sooth'd his soul to pleasures. War, he sung, is toil and trouble, Honour but an empty bubble; Never ending, still beginning, Fighting still, and still destroying : If the world be worth thy winning,...
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures, Soon he sooth'd his soul to pleasures : War, he sung, is toil and trouble; • • Honour but an empty bubble ; Never ending, still beginning, Fighting still, and still destroying : If the world be worth thy winning,...
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