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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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Count Robert of Paris and Castle Dangerous

Sir Walter Scott - Covenanters - 1832 - 330 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. • * * * * Each spoke words of high disdain, And insult to his heart's dear brother, But never either...
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Count Robert of Paris

Sir Walter Scott - Covenanters - 1832 - 330 pages
...madness in the brain. ***** Each spoke words of high disdain, And insult to his heart's dear brother, But never either found another To free the hollow heart from paining— They stood aloof, the soars remaining, Like cliffs which had been rent asunder ; A dreary sea now flows between, But neither...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...the sciences, but never any incapable of virtue. Confucius. They parted ne'er to meet again,— Rnt never either found another To free the hollow heart from paining— They Hood aloof the §can remaining, Like cliffs which had been rent asunder ; A dreary sea now flows between,...
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The Border Magazine

English literature - 1833
...a mind capable of producing the following noble lines ?— " They parted, — ne'er to meet again ! But never either found another To free the hollow...stood aloof the scars remaining, Like cliffs which have been rent asunder ; A dreary sea now flows between, But neither heat, nor frost, nor thunder,...
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The British Critic, Quarterly Theological Review, and ..., Volume 16

1834
...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 chanced, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain And...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 52

English literature - 1834
...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 chanced, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain And...
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The Heir Presumptive

lady Catherine Stepney - 1835 - 928 pages
...friends in youth ; But whispering tongues can poison truth, And Constancy lives in realms above ; While to be wroth with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain ; Each spoke words of high disdain And insult to his heart's best brother — They parted, ne'er to...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 8

1836
...whispering tonfrues 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 chanced, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spoke words of high disdain,...
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The harp of the wilderness; or, Flowers of modern fugitive poetry

Harp - 1836
...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 chanced, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain And...
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - English poetry - 1838 - 603 pages
...words of high disdain And insult to his heart's best brother : They parted — ne'er to meet again ! But never either found another To free the hollow...paining — They stood aloof, the scars remaining, Like clifls which hod been rent asunder ; A dreary sea now flows between. But neither heat, nor frost, nor...
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