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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. "
The Works of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: The siege of Corinth. Parisina ... - Page 144
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1817
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Scripture Illustrated by Engravings: Designed from Existing Authorities ...

Bible - 1799 - 98 pages
...expected, therefore, this transaction widened this breach in their brotherly affection still more. They stood aloof; the scars remaining, Like cliffs which had been rent asunder. Esau, indeed, harboured revenge in his breast, and determined, when his father was dead, to put Jacob...
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The Augustan review, Volume 3

1816
...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. And thus itchanc'd, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain, And...
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An Address to the Literary Members of the University

John Bickerton - Farrago - 1816 - 19 pages
...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. 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
...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. 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 Literary Panorama and National Register

English literature - 1816
...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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Christabel: Kubla Khan, a Vision ; The Pains of Sleep

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Electronic books - 1816 - 64 pages
...insult to his heart's best brother: They parted—ne'er to meet again ! But never either found another A To free the hollow heart from paining— They stood aloof, the scars remaining, Like cliffs which had,been rent asunder ; A dreary sea now flows between, But neither heat, nor frost, nor thunder, Shall...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 70

1816
...words of hipli di-dnin And insult to his heart's best brother; They purled — ni-'er to meet again ! But never either found another To free the hollow heart from paining—- They stood aloof, Ihesrni-f remaining,' //lite cl(tr* which find Item rent itiunicrf jl tfi-rni if sea nnirjtftui tetttttn...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1816
...expired, but leaving them an age • , The original, our readers may recollect, is as follows:— " They stood aloof, the scars remaining Like cliffs which had been rent asunder; But neither heat, nor frost, nor thunder, > Shall wholly do away, I ween, •• C A dreary sea now...
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Spirit of the English Magazines

1824
...tongues can poison truth Ала 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 : They parted ne'er to meet again,— But never either found another To free the hollow heart from...
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The Northern star, or, Yorkshire magazine, Volume 3

Arthur Jewitt - 1818
...speaking ot the estrangement of two who "had been friends in youth ; — '* But never either fonnd another To free the hollow heart from paining — They stood aloof, the scars remaining, Like clifls, which had been rent asunder ; A dreary sea now flows between, But neither heat, nor frost,...
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