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" Though thou be to them a scorn, That to nought but earth are born, Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with thee... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 43
1817
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The Investigator (or, Quarterly magazine) [ed. by W.B. Collyer, T ..., Volume 7

William Bengo' Collyer - 1823
...leave thee, Whose dull thoughts cannot conceive thee; Tho' thou art to them a scorn, That to nought but earth are born ; Let my life no longer be, Than I am in love with thee," sung George Withers, unfriended and in prison; and greater than he, Shakspeare could...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...thou best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this ; Poesy, thou sweet's content That e'er heaven agraphs, embroil'd the sense, With vain traditions...Which every common hand pull'd up with ease: What sa Who to nought but earth are born ; Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with thee. Though our...
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Poetical Sketches: The Profession, the Broken Heart, Etc. : with Stanzas for ...

Alaric Alexander Watts - English poetry - 1824 - 189 pages
...And the blackest discontents Be thy fairest ornaments. Poesy! thou sweet'st content That e'er Heaven to mortals lent, Though they as a trifle leave thee, Whose dull thoughts cannot conceive thee j Though thou be to them a scorn That to nought but earth are born; Let my life no longer be, Than...
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Poetical Sketches: The Profession, the Broken Heart, Etc. : with Stanzas for ...

Alaric Alexander Watts - English poetry - 1824 - 189 pages
...the blackest discontents Be thy fairest ornaments. Poesy ! thou sweet' st content That e'er Heaven to mortals lent, Though they as a trifle leave thee, Whose dull thoughts cannot conceive tbee ; Though thou be to them a scorn That to nought but earth are born ; Let my life no longer be,...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 560 pages
...then, best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this ! Poesy, thou sweet'st content That e'er Heav'n to mortals lent ; Though they as a trifle leave thee,...thee, Though thou be to them a scorn, That to nought but earth are born ; Let my life no longer be, Than I am in love with thee ! Though our wise ones call...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...may vainly attempt to equal. — Goldsmith. CCCLItI. Poesy, thou swect'st content, That e'er heav'n to mortals lent: Though they as a trifle leave thee,...conceive thee; Though thou be to them a scorn, That to naught but earth are born; J-et my life no longer be, Than I am in love with thee ! Though our wise...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...may vainly attempt to equal.— Goldsmith. CCCLI1I. Poesy, thou sweet'st content, That e'er heav'n to mortals lent: Though they as a trifle leave thee,...thoughts cannot conceive thee; Though thou be to them a scoin, That to naught but earth are born; Let my life no longer be, Than I am in love with thee! Though...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Civilization - 1832
...thou best earthly bliss, I will cherish thec for this. Poesie, thou sweet'st content, That e'er Heaven to mortals lent ; Though they as a trifle leave thee, Whose dull thought; cannot conceive thce, Though thou be to them a scorn, That to nought but earth are born :...
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The Buccaneer: A Tale, Volumes 1-2

Mrs. S. C. Hall - 1833
...over them all, — why, they could not tell. CHAPTER XI. Poesy! thou sweel'st content That e'er Heaven to mortals lent, Though they as a trifle leave thee Whose dull thought? cannot conceive thee; Though thou be to them a scorn That to naught but earth are born; Let...
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Lives of Sacred Poets, Volume 1

Robert Aris Willmott - Poets, English - 1834 - 363 pages
...thou best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this. Poesie, thou sweet'st content, That e're Heaven to mortals lent, Though they as a trifle leave thee, Whose dull thoughts cannot conceive thee ; Thou then be to them a scorn, That to nought but earth are bornLet my life no longer be, Than I am...
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