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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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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1828 - 298 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 London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 4, Part 2

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...and fall. Shalttfeare. Then a loldiei, Seeking the bubble reputation, Even in the cannon's month. Id, War, he sung, is toil and trouble. Honour but an empty bubble, Fighting still, and still destroying. Dryden. Still bubble on, and pour forth blood and tears. Id....
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The History of Modern Greece: From Its Conquest by the Romans B.C ..., Volume 2

Sir James Emerson Tennent - Byzantine Empire - 1830
...«roXXaj 4/u^aj avSgs/aj Tim; airfOreiXev sij''AS>jv. In this, which is exactly the metre of Dryden's War, he sung, is toil and trouble, Honour but an empty bubble ; the classical ear of the' English student will scarcely recognize the lofty MIJVIV HM= flea of its...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...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 Poetical Works of John Dryden, Volume 3

John Dryden - 1832
...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 ; 100 Never ending, still beginning, Fighting still, and still destroying : If the world be worth thy...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1837
...pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweot, 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 winningt...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1839 - 357 pages
...melts the mind to love*. Softly sweet', in Lydian measures', Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures* j 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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A new English grammar

Brandon Turner - 1840
...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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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...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 general reciter; a unique selection of the most admired and popular ...

General reciter - 1845
...pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed Ms 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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