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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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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...fragments lie. POPE. 11. From loveless youth to unrespected age, No passion gratified, except her rage. 12. And to be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain. COLERIDGE. 13. Of all bad things by which mankind are curs'd, Their own bad tempers surely are the...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...fragments lie. POPE. 11. From loveless youth to unrespected age, No passion gratified, except her rage. 12. And to be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain. COLERIDGE. 13. Of all bad things by which mankind are curs'd, Their own bad tempers surely are the...
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Margaret Percival, Volume 2

Elizabeth Missing Sewell - English fiction - 1847 - 485 pages
...of the duty of self-examination, but dwelt still upon what she believed to be Margaret's weakness. " To be wroth with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain." Beatrice was not " wroth," but she was annoyed and suspicious. For nearly half an hour she walked to...
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1849 - 546 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 had been rent asunder ; A dreary sea now Sows between. But neither heat, nor frost, nor...
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Tints from an Amateur's Palette; or, a few stray hues of thought

Alfred JACKSON - 1849 - 187 pages
...harder to be won than a strong city" ; what fire can rage so fiercely as love turned to anger? for — " to be wroth with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain." Nothing but a thorough and decisive disunion, we conceive, can be the result of such a state of feeling...
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Lectures on the English Poets

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1849 - 255 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 nradness in the brain : And thus it chanc'd as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each speak words...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1850 - 760 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 1 divine With Roland and Sir Leoline Each spake words of high Jisdjun And insult...
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The Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - English poetry - 1850 - 528 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 Lcoline. Each spake words of high disdain And...
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A physician's holiday; or, A month in Switzerland in the summer of 1848

Sir John Forbes - Electronic books - 1850 - 350 pages
...as he looks on them : " Alas, they had been friends in youth : They parted — ne'er to meet again ! But never either found another To free the hollow heart from paining : They stood aloof, the sears remaining, Like cliffs which had been rent asunder ; A dreary sea now flows between ; But neither...
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Sketches of the Poetical Literature of the Past Half-century in Six Lectures

David Macbeth Moir - English poetry - 1851 - 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. And thus it chanced, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline." As a man of genius, Coleridge appeared...
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