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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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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

Poets, American - 1853 - 472 pages
...thou best eartbly bliss, I will cherish thee for this. Poesie, thou sweetest content That ever Heaven 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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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1853 - 749 pages
...then, best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this ! Poesy, thou sweet'st content That e'er Heaven to mortals lent ; Though they as a trifle leave thee, Whose dull thoughts cannot conceive thcc, Though thou be to them a scorn That to naught but earth are born ; Let my life no longer be Than...
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The Miscellaneous Works, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1854
...Poesie, thou swcet'st content That e'er Heaven to mortals lent, Though they as a trifle leave thce, Whose dull thoughts cannot conceive 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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The question of questions! 'The land and water question' in Victoria

Nathaniel Lipscomb Kentish - 1855
...embodied by George Wither, in these lines : — " Poesy ! thou sweet 'st content, That e'er Heaven 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 Ite, Than I am in lore with thee .'" Secretary of the Philosophical...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critcal Notices and An ...

Authors, English - 1855 - 749 pages
...then, best earthly bliss, I will cherish thce for this ! Poesy, thou sweet'sfcontent That e'er Heaven 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; Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with thce ! Though our wise ones...
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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1855 - 558 pages
...thou best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this ! Poetry, thou sweet'st content That e'er Heaven to mortals lent; Though they as a trifle leave thee Whose dull thoughts can not conceive thee; Though thou be to them a scorn That for naught but earth are born ; Let my life...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...may vainly attempt to equal. — Goldsmith. CCCLIII. Foes}', 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 he Than I am in love with thee ! Though our wise ones call...
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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858
...best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this ! Poesie, thou sweet 'st content That e'er Heaven 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 ; Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with thee ! Though our wise...
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Russell's Magazine

Paul Hamilton Payne - 1858
...best cnrlhly bliss I will cherish the* for this, — POERT! ihou «weet'»t content Thar eYr Heaven 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 lorn \ Let my life no longer be Than I am in- lm?r with fhee: Though our irise...
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Poetry, a lecture

Frederick Hinde - 1858
...approximating somewhat to fanaticism, thus writes, " Poesy, thou sweet'st content That ever Heaven 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 ! May my life no longer be, Than I am in love with thee." Such is the deeply...
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