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" THIS world is all a fleeting show For man's illusion given; The smiles of joy, the tears of woe, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow, — There's nothing true but Heaven... "
Poems, chiefly lyrical, compiled and arranged by G.H. Strutt - Page 28
by George H Strutt - 1866 - 240 pages
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Berlioz and His Century: An Introduction to the Age of Romanticism

Jacques Barzun - History - 1982 - 448 pages
...shall feel differently. Are we really playthings of the air? . . . And is Moore right when he says: "And false the light on glory's plume, As fading hues of even; . . . There's nothing bright but Heaven!" 8 But I do not believe in heaven. It is horrible to confess...
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Therapeutic Sarcogomy

Joseph R. Buchanan - 1993 - 274 pages
...thawing. • dying despair, or enjoyed in passive melancholy, in the spirit of the poet who sings that, " Love and hope and beauty's bloom Are blossoms gathered for the tomb." The Heaven to which we look for inspiration is neither remote nor shadowy, nor doubtful. Our friends...
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The Pilgrimage of Buddhism and a Buddhist Pilgrimage

James Bissett Pratt - Religion - 1996 - 758 pages
...modern ears perhaps more Buddhist than Christian: "This world is all a fleeting show For man's delusion given. The smiles of joy, the tears of woe, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow, of life in essential sameness." 3T And (as the reader will recall) Christian deans as well as Buddhist...
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Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-class Identity in Nineteenth ...

Mary Louise Kete - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 280 pages
...remov'd from our sight We soon shall behold her again With new and redoubled delight HA Gould [page 7] This world is all a fleeting show, For man's illusion given; The smiles of joy, the tears of wo, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow — There's nothing true but heaven! And false the light on glory's...
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Fair Ophelia: A Life of Harriet Smithson Berlioz

Peter Raby - Music - 2003 - 232 pages
...changed . . . Are we really playthings of the air? Is Shakespeare right? ... Is Moore right when he says: 'And false the light on Glory's plume, As fading hues of Even. And Fancy's flash, and Reason's ray, Serve but to light the troubled way. There's nothing bright, but Heaven.'...
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