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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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Old favourites from the elder poets, with a few newer friends, a selection ...

Old favourites, Matilda Sharpe - 1881 - 393 pages
...That from everything I saw I could some invention draw. 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 be Than I am in love with thee. Though our wise ones...
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Harper's Cyclopędia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1881 - 958 pages
...thou sweet'st content That e'er Heaven to mortals lent, Though they as a trifle leave thce, Whose dnll thoughts cannot conceive thee ; Though thou be to them a scorn, That to naught but earth are bom, — Let my life no longer be Thau I am in love with thee ! Though our wise...
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Specimens, with memoirs, of the less-known British poets. With an ..., Volume 1

George Gilfillan - 1881
...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 can not conceive thee, Though thou be to them a scorn That to nought but earth are born ; Let my life...
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Poet's walk, an introduction to English poetry, chosen by M. Morris

Mowbray Walter Morris - 1882
...thou best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this. Poesie, thou sweet'st content That ere 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 bom : Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with thee. Though our wise ones call...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 2

Matthew Arnold - English poetry - 1882
...thou 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,...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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Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1882 - 958 pages
...thou best earthly bliss, I will cherish tbee for this : Poesie, thou swcet'st content That e'er Heaven the o'er-labored steer ; Whato'er of peace, about...our hearth-stone clings, Whate'cr our household gods thon bo to them a scorn, That to naught but earth are born, — Let my life no longer be Thau I am...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - American poetry - 1882 - 862 pages
...thou 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 theeThough thou be to them a scorn That to naught but earth are born — Let my life no longer be Than...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: And Selections from My Favourite Poets and ...

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1883 - 516 pages
...best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this ! Poetry, thou sweet'st content Thr.t e'er Heaven to mortals lent ; Though they as a trifle leave thee...conceive thee ; Though thou be to them a scorn That for nought but earth are born ; Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with thee ! Though our wise...
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William Hazlitt, Essayist and Critic: Selections from His Writings, with a ...

William Hazlitt - 1889 - 510 pages
...thou best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this. Poesie, thou sweet'st content That e'er Heav'n to mortals lent : .'. .. Though they as a trifle leave...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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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1890 - 383 pages
...thou 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 thee; Though thou he to them a scorn, That to naught but enrth are born, — Let my life no longer be Than 1 am in love...
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