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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 Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 41

1857
...constrained. But he was too much hurt to examine how far he was himself to blame ; for, as Coleridge says : " To be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain ;" so he dashed on, regardless of every thing but his own bitter thoughts. Had he been less engrossed,...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1844
...is scarcely possible to help feeling some anger at the author of the humiliation — and ' to Ъс wroth with one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain.' It is thus that we often find our greatest vexations arise from what appear our greatest blessings,...
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The History of France ...

France - 1845
...able to restore it to their bosoms. In the words of the poet — " They parted ne'er to meet again ! But never either found another To free the hollow...paining ; They stood aloof, the scars remaining, Like cliff's which hud been rent asunder.*1 COLERIDGE. Every revolution of this nature produced changes...
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845
...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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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art
...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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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 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'il as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each speak words of high disdain And...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 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 speak words of high disdain And...
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Prose and Verse

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1845 - 546 pages
...tongues can poison truth . And constancy lives in realms above, And life is thorny ; and youth is vain t 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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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - English language - 1846 - 254 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 Uoluiul and Sir Leoliiie. Each spake words of high disdain And...
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Gift of love and friendship [an anthology of verse].

Gift - 1846
...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 I , Each spoke words of high disdain...
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