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" Alas! they had been friends in youth; But whispering tongues can poison truth; And constancy lives in realms above; And life is thorny; and youth is vain; And to be wroth with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain. "
Lord Byron's Works: vol.1, 4, 5 - Page 218
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1821
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An Address to the Literary Members of the University

John Bickerton - Farrago - 1816 - 19 pages
...name. Why wax'd Sir Leoline so pale, Murmuring o'er the name again, Lord Roland de Vaux of Tryermaine ? Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it chanc'd, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain And...
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Christabel: Kubla Khan : a Vision ; The Pains of Sleep

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1816 - 64 pages
...CHRISTABEL. Why wax'd Sir Leoline so pale, Murmuring o'er the name again, Lord Roland de Vaux of Tryermaine ? Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it chanc'd, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain And...
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The Augustan review, Volume 3

1816
...which appears to us to be the vilest jargon we ever had toe misfortune to read : " Alas! they hail been friends in youth, But whispering tongues can...one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus itchanc'd, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain, And...
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The Literary Panorama and National Register

English literature - 1816
...; But • hispcring tongues can poison truth ; And constancy lives in realm! abore , And life i thorny and youth is vain : And to be wroth with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it chanced as I divine With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain, And...
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Spirit of the English Magazines

1824
...Chrlstabel. Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering tongues can poison truth Ала constancy lives in realms above : And life is thorny...with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain : They parted ne'er to meet again,— But never either found another To free the hollow heart from...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: The siege of Corinth. Parisina ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1817
...before thee, To listen and adore thee ; With a full but soft emotion, Like the swell of Summer's ocean. Alas! they had been friends in Youth; But whispering...poison truth; And constancy lives in realms above: And Dfe is thorny ; andyouth is vain : And to be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madness in the...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 331 pages
...quarrel between Sir Leoline and Sir Roland de Vaux of Tryermaine, who had been friends in youth. " Alas! they had been friends in youth, But whispering...one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain: And thus it chanc'd as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain And...
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British melodies, extracts from the modern poets [signed J.H.R.].

British melodies - 1820
...remember'd long, Shall live the towers of Hougomont, And fields of WATERLOO. R LEOLTNE. ,VT CoieriOge. ALAS ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it chanc'd, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain And...
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The woman of genius [by mrs. Ross].

mrs. Ross - 1821
...whole period of her acquaintance with Miss Avondel had not-been able to procure for her. CHAP. XXI. " Alas! they had been friends in youth, But whispering...wroth with one we love, Doth worK like madness in the brain.1* COLERIDGE. ANN Fitzelm declared to her family that she thought the Countess of Athol the most...
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The London Magazine, Volume 8

1823
...acquainted with poetry, it is appropriated to its author. Mr. Coleridge's original is in Christabe]. Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain : They parted ne'er to meet again,— But never either found another To free the hollow heart from...
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