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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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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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 Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Volume 1

James Gillman - Poets, English - 1838 - 362 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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Fitzherbert; or, Lovers and fortune-hunters, by the authoress of 'The bride ...

Harriet Maria Gordon Smythies - 1838
...manycoloured ribbons of the Sullivans, she left the region of the past. D2 FITZHERBERT. CHAPTER III. " And to be wroth with one we love. Doth work like madness in the brain." COLERIDGE. HENRY Fitzherbert was for the first time in his life really and passionately in love; and...
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The Canadian Girl; Or, The Pirate of the Lakes: A Story of the Affections

1838 - 716 pages
...with a dash of careless and melancholy humour, " O, Deborah, I see now how it is with you— . • To be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain.' You cannot mean all this bitterness against me! Do you forget telling me all about O'Reilly and Ireland...
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The Metropolitan Magazine, Volume 23

1838
...untoward event had occurred in these latter times, which, in sorrow I speak it, had separated them. " They stood aloof, the scars remaining, Like cliffs which had been rent asunder." Our ingenious youths, mindful of the day, at about two o'clock in the morning, despatched a note to...
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The Churchman; a monthly magazine in defence of the venerable Church and ...

1841
...whispering tongues can poison truth, And constancy dwell* in realms above, And life is thorny. Youth is vain : And to be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madrrass on the brain. So chanc'd it once as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline — They parted,...
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Memoirs of a Cadet

Albert Fenton - Great Britain - 1839 - 338 pages
...untoward event had occurred in these latter times, which, in sorrow I speak it, had separated them. ' They stood aloof, the scars remaining, Like cliffs which had been rent asunder." Our ingenious youths, mindful of the day, at about two o'clock in the morning, despatched a note to...
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Deliciae literariae: a new volume of table-talk [ed. by J. Robertson].

Deliciae - 1840 - 273 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 chanced, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline, Each spake words of high disdain, And...
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Deliciae Literariae: A New Volume of Table-talk

Joseph Robertson - Table-talk - 1840 - 273 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 chanced, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline, Each spake words of high disdain, And...
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Tales of the village

Francis Edward Paget - 1841
...he grew angry, and called her firmness obstinacy, and her calmness want of feeling. And then (for " To be wroth with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain,") he left her with words of unkindness and reproaches, which, unjust as they were, were nevertheless...
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