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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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Lost and won: or, The love test, by the author of 'The maid's husband'.

Henrietta Camilla Jenkin - 1846
...unacknowledged sorrow that all should seem thus wrong; and feeling that— ' Life is thorny, and youth is vain, And to be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain, — ' he wrote to Sir Frederic to request that he might come back, if only for a few days, to the Hall....
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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - College verse, English - 1846 - 306 pages
...whispering tongues can poison truth ; And constancy dwells 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 spake words of high disdain And insult to his heart's best brother; They parted — ne'er to meet...
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Thoughts on the Poets

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - English poetry - 1846 - 318 pages
...; But whispering tongues can poisn" ' And constancy lives in realr* And life is thorny ; and youth is vain And to be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain. " No man was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same time a profound philosopher." True as...
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Forest Hill

Forest Hill - 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. COLRRIDGE CHRISTABEL. "WHERE'S Emily, I wonder?" said the soft languid voice of Lady King, (she always...
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Evelyn Stuart, or, Right versus might, by Adrian

Anne Kent - 1846
...his promised bride. CHAPTER XXII. 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. COLEIUDOE. EVELYN remained in her chamber in deep dejection. She had now no consolation in her distress....
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Anthologia Oxoniensis, decerpsit G. Linwood

Anthologia Oxoniensis - 1846
...whispering tongues can poison truth ; And constancy dwells 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 spake words of high disdain And insult to his heart's best brother ; They parted - ne'er to meet...
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Introduction to American Literature: Or, The Origin and Development of the ...

Eliphalet L. Rice - American literature - 1846 - 420 pages
...inj 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 on the brain. ***** But never either found another To free the hollow heart from paining — They stood...
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The poetical and dramatic works of S.T. Coleridge 3 vols, Volume 2

Samuel Taylor [poetical works] Coleridge - 1847
...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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Waverley Novels: Vol. 12, Volume 12

Walter Scott - 1847 - 524 pages
...whispering tongues can poison truth; And constancy lives in realms above; And life i . thorny, and youth is vain ; And to be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain. • * N * * Each spoke words of high disdain, And insult to his heart's dear brother, But never...
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: complete in one volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1847 - 607 pages
...Sjiake words of high disdain And insult to hia heart's best brother; They parted—ne'er to meet ngum ! But never either found another To free the hollow heart from paining— They stood aloof, the scare remaining; LJke clifli which had been rent asunder; A dreary sea now flows between. But neiihc-r...
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