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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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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 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 Peter Pindar, Volume 3

John Wolcot - 1812
...is worth the winning : Fighting still, and still destroying ; Hide-money is worth enjoying* : • " 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 American Orator: Comprising a Collection, Principally from American ...

Joshua P. Slack - Elocution - 1815 - 324 pages
...pity melts the mind to Jove. 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. 316 AMERICAN ORATOR.— DRYD*N-. Fighting still, and still destroying....
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 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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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 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 the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1819
...pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet, in I.ydian 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 ętill 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, Walter Scott - 1821
...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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 3

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures, Soon he sooth'd his soul to pleasure!. 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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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...melts the mind to love. >Q^ 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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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 17

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...pity melu 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 he worth thy winning,...
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