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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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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
...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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British melodies, extracts from the modern poets [signed J.H.R.].

British melodies - 1820
...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 woman of genius [by mrs. Ross].

mrs. Ross - 1821
...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.1* COLERIDGE. ANN Fitzelm declared to her family that she thought the Countess of Athol the most...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 184

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1896
...natural friends, the sting of which was felt by Coleridge when he wrote the immortal lines : ' And to bo wroth with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain.' Hence his noble forgiveness of Quintus and his wretched son. Hence even his complaisance towards Dolabelia,...
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The London Magazine, Volume 8

1823
...whispering tongues can poison truth ; And constancy lives in realms above : And life is thorny ; and youth nest call to mind of Milton were the compositions of his matures! : They parted ne'er to meet again,— But never either found another To free the hollow heart from...
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The World of fashion and continental feuilletons ..., Volume 46, Issue 541

1869
...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." Coleridge't Chriitabel. CHAPTER FIRST. A group of beautiful children were playing on the broad terrace...
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The works of the rt. hon. lord Byron, Volume 6

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1824
...thorny, and youth is vain: u And to he wroth with one we love, "Doth work like madness in the hrain: " But never either found another " To free the hollow heart from paining — "They stood aloof, the sears remaining, " Like clift's, which had heen rent asunder; " A dreary sea now flows hetwcen, " But...
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Massenburg [by C.M. Caddell].

Cecilia Mary Caddell - 1825
...tenderness, and exerted himself to calm and reassure her. CHAPTER XIX. And life is thorny ; and youth is vain : And to be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain. COLERIDGE. Sin Frederick Massenburg was one morning walking down Oxford Street, when an attendant of...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of lord Byron

George Clinton (biographer of Byron.) - 1825
...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 : * * . • '.::•* * ' t . But nevei either found another To free the hollow heart from paining —...
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