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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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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter, Volume 6

Penny readings - 1867
...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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Specimens of English poetry. For the use of Charterhouse school

English poetry - English poetry - 1867 - 315 pages
...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 ; 80 Never ending, still beginning, Fighting still, and still destroying : If the world be worth thy...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...the ground be just, may justly seem A wilful madness. W.Hemingt, Jew's 2VaŤ"(C' WAB — continued. War, he sung, is toil and trouble ; Honour, but an empty bubble ; Never ending, still beginning, Fighting still, and still destroying. Dryden, Alex. Fmut, 39. No law...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Containing Original Poems, Tales, and ...

John Dryden - 1867 - 445 pages
...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 ; l" Never ending, still beginning, Fighting still, and still destroying : If the world be worth thy...
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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869
...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 public school speaker and reader, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1869
...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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Readings from the Best Authors

Archibald Hamilton Bryce - English literature - 1869
...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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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 458 pages
...exposed he lies, With not a friend to close his eyes. Lint 78 For pity melts the mind to love. Line 96. War, he sung, is toil and trouble ; Honour, but an empty bubble ; Never ending, still beginning, Fighting still, and still destroying. Line 99. Lovely Thais sits beside...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1869
...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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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 pages
...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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