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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 lord Byron - Page 200
by George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1820
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The Augustan review, Volume 3

1816
...toe misfortune to read : " Alas! they hail been friends in youth, But whispering tongues can poison truth ; And constancy lives in realms above; And life...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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Christabel: Kubla Khan : a Vision ; The Pains of Sleep

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1816 - 64 pages
...Roland de Vaux of Tryermaine ? Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering tongues can poison truth ; And constancy lives in realms above ; And...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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An Address to the Literary Members of the University

John Bickerton - Farrago - 1816 - 19 pages
...Roland de Vaux of Tryermaine ? Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering tongues can poison truth ; And constancy lives in realms above ; And...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
...; But Ť• hispcring tongues can poison truth ; And constancy lives in realm! abore , And life iŤ 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
...pasťage which contains it: — " Alas! they had been friends in youth; But nhUp'rinir ionguos can poison truth; And constancy lives in realms above; And life is thorny ; and M>ntlt is vain; And to be wroth w ith one we Inve, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it...
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Spirit of the English Magazines

1824
...Chrlstabel. Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering tongues can poison truth Ą 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 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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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 76

England - 1854
...whispering tongues can poison trnth : And constancy dwells in realms above; And life is thorny ; and yonth is vain ; And to be wroth with one we love Doth work like maduess in the brain. Each spake words of high disdain And insult to his heart's best brother; They...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 331 pages
...had been friends in youth. " Alas! they had been friends in youth, But whispering tongues can poison truth; And constancy lives in realms above; And life...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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