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" Then the mortal coldness of the soul like death itself comes down ; It cannot feel for others' woes, it dare not dream its own ; That heavy chill has frozen o'er the fountain of our tears, And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. "
Manfred. Hebrew melodies. Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte. Monody on the death of ... - Page 191
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1828
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British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge ...

Curtis Hidden Page - English poetry - 1910 - 935 pages
...And though the eye may sparkle still, 't is where the ice appears. Though wit may flash from fluent 44 # . ; T is but as ivy-leaves around the ruin'd turret wreath, All green and wildly fresh without, but worn...
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American Oratory of To-day

Edwin Du Bois Shurter - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1910 - 406 pages
...no beauty is — men; a national existence which lacks these "Is but as ivy leaves around the ruined turret wreath, All green and wildly fresh without, but worn and gray beneath:" a living crust on a dead core. If then, brethren, you see too often in our public life but a swinish...
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The Vista of English Verse

English poetry - 1911 - 654 pages
...though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. IV. Though wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract the breast, Through midnight...yield no more their former hope of rest; 'Tis but as ivy leaves around the ruin'd turret wreath, All green and wildly fresh without, but worn and gray beneath....
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Selections from Byron: Childe Harold, Canto IV, The Prisoner of Chillon ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1911 - 185 pages
...though the eye may sparkle still, 't is where the ice appears. IV Though wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract the breast, Through midnight...hours that yield no more their former hope of rest ; 'T is but as ivy- leaves around the ruined turret wreath, All green and wildly fresh without, but...
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The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1912, Volume 1, Pages 1-456

American poetry - 1915 - 3742 pages
...And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. Though wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract the breast, Through midnight...former hope of rest; 'Tis but as ivy-leaves around the ruined turret wreathe, All green and wildly fresh without, but worn and gray beneath. Oh could I feel...
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Joyful Memories

Poetry - 1912 - 64 pages
...And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. Though wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract the breast, Through midnight...yield no more their former hope of rest; 'Tis but as ivy leaves around the ruin'd turret wreathe, All green and wildly fresh without, but worn and gray...
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The Golden Treasury: Selected from the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1912 - 466 pages
...And though the eye may sparkle still, 't is where the ice appears. Though wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract the breast, Through midnight...hours that yield no more their former hope of rest ; 'T is but as ivy leaves around the ruin'd turret wreathe, 15 All green and wildly fresh without,...
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The Golden Treasury, Book 4

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1914 - 251 pages
...frozen o'er the fountain of our tears, And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. Through midnight hours that yield no more their former...rest; 'Tis but as ivy-leaves around the ruin'd turret wreathe, All green and wildly fresh without, but worn and gray beneath. Oh could I feel as I have felt,...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
...And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. rv Though wit may flash from fluent ivy leaves around the ruin'd turret wreath, IS All green and wildly fresh without, but worn and gray...
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The Crime of Silence

Orison Swett Marden - Sex instruction - 1915 - 328 pages
...Such a man might well exclaim with the gifted "poet of remorse," — Though wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract the breast, Through midnight...yield no more their former hope of rest; 'Tis but as ivy leaves around the ruined turret wreathe, IA11 green and wildly fresh without, but worn and gray...
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