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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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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 3

1839
...a beautiful world ! said I, in an ecstasy of delight. " Softly — softly," said a gentle voice, " This world is all a fleeting show For man's illusion...deceitful flow — There's nothing true but Heaven f as you will find by attending to the "SONG OF THE PANSIES ; OR, TWO FACES UNDER A HOOD-" Come hither...
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Sermons and Other Selections from the Writing of William C. Hanscom: With a ...

William Cutter Hanscom - Sermons, American - 1838 - 203 pages
...have perished in the ardor of that love which gave them their sparkling brilliancy ! It is true, '' This world is all a fleeting show, For man's illusion...shine, deceitful flow : There's nothing true but heaven ! " • Who does not love, at such a season as this, to look back and reflect upon the pleasing scenes...
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EXTRACTS FROM THE DIARY AND OTHER MANUSCRIPTS OF THE LATE FREDERIC JAMES ...

Frederic James Post, of Islington - 1838
...CAIUS. " Virtue lives beyond the grave." We cannot better conclude than by the following lines: — " 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." 1831,2mo.26<A.— To secure...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore: Including His Melodies, Ballads, Etc ...

Thomas Moore - 1838 - 419 pages
...late Mn. Shcridin It is sunf to the beautiful old words, " I <*o confess thou'rt smooth and fair." * Z The smiles of Joy, the tears of Woe, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow — There 's nothing true but heaven ! And false the light on Glory' plume, As fading hues of Even...
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The juvenaile poetical library; selected from the works of modern British ...

Priscilla Maden Watts - 1839
...ever dear, and true, and kind, and good, and brave ! THIS WORLD IS ALL A FLEETING SHOW. BY T. MOORE. THIS world is all a fleeting show, For man's illusion...And Love, and Hope, and Beauty's bloom, Are blossoms gather'd from the tomb, — There's nothing bright but Heaven ! Poor wanderers of a stormy day, From...
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Sabbath Recreations: Or, Select Poetry of a Religious Kind

Emily Taylor - American poetry - 1839 - 288 pages
...DELUSIVE. 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...And love, and hope, and beauty's bloom, Are blossoms gather'd for the tomb: There's nothing bright but heaven! Poor wanderers of a stormy day, From wave...
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Sabbath Recreations: Or, Select Poetry of a Religious Kind

Emily Taylor - American poetry - 1839 - 288 pages
...on—from youth to age; Then plunges in the fearful sea Of fathomless Eternity. THE WORLD DELUSIVE. 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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The Females' advocate [afterw.] The Female mission record, Volumes 3-4

London female mission - 1840
...all the previous day also, because she had neither food nor firing." (To be continued.) THE WORLD. " THIS world is all a fleeting show, For man's illusion...and hope, and beauty's bloom, Are blossoms gathered from the tomb, — There's nothing bright but heaven. Poor wanderers of a stormy day, From wave to...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore, Volume 4

Thomas Moore - 1841
...— Chrysost. Homil. 8. in Epist. ad Tim. y THIS WORLD IS ALL A FLEETING SHOW. (Am. — STEVENSON. ) THIS world is all a fleeting show, For man's illusion...And Love and Hope, and Beauty's bloom, Are blossoms gather'd for the tomb — There's nothing bright but Heaven ! Poor wanderers of a stormy day, From...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...evening's cold dew, Looks radiantly down on the tears of this world. THIS WORLD 1S ALL A FLEETING SHOW. 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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