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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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Grammar on its true basis. A manual of grammar. [With] Key

Benjamin Humphrey Smart - 1847
...In places far and near, Or famous or obscure, Where wholesome is the air, Or where the most impure ! War, he sung, is toil and trouble, Honour but an empty bubble. And see the rivers how they run Through woods and meads, in shade and sun, Sometimes swift and sometimes...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet in Lydian measures, Soon he sooth'd his soul to pleasures; Then merrily went their ; Never ending, still beginning, Fighting still, and still destroying ; If the world be worth thy winning,...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...pity melts Die mind to love. Softly sweet in Lydian measures, Soon he sootlfd 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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...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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Selections from the Poetry of Dryden: Including His Plays and Translations

John Dryden - English poetry - 1852 - 350 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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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...ENJOYMENT. ENOUGH. ENJOYMENT. 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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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

Poets, American - 1853 - 472 pages
...mind to love. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures. DRYDEN. 431 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 book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853
...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 book of celebrated poems

Book - 1854 - 448 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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