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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 Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 16

1851
...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." ColeridgJs Christabel. DEATH dissolves the hallowed links of friendship, and melts away like frost-work...
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Waverly Novels: Highland widow. Two drovers, etc

Walter Scott - 1851
...can poison truth ; And constancy lives in realms above ; And life is thorny, and youth is vain; Ami 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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Gyascutus: Studies in Antebellum Southern Humorous and Sporting Writing

James L. W. West - Literary Criticism - 1978 - 234 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." In the morning I continued my journey towards Knoxville, bidding farewell to "Singed Possum," who turned...
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Selected Writings of Walter Pater

Walter Pater - Literary Criticism - 1982 - 266 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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Obra poética: edição crítica

Francisco Lobo da Costa - 1991 - 294 pages
...whispering tongues con poison truth: And constaney lives in realms above; And life is thormy; and youth is vain: And to be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain. But never either foun another To free the hollow heart from paining They stood aoof the scars remaining, Like cliffs,...
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Coleridge and Textual Instability: The Multiple Versions of the Major Poems

Jack Stillinger - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 272 pages
...whispering tongues can poison truth; 410 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, 415 With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - Poetry - 1994 - 860 pages
...can poison truth ; And constancy Uve» In realm« above ; And life is thorny ; Mid youth Is Tain ; ame and sorrow deep in my heart's core: These I could bear, but canno ; 1816.] [1816. But never either found another To free the hollow heart from paining— The; stood...
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Mrs. Spring Fragrance and Other Writings

Sui Sin Far - Fiction - 1995 - 296 pages
...It was a beautiful friendship, and even now, in their anger, I know they are loving one another." " 'And to be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain!' " quoted the professor. "Oh, Kate, my bonny, bonny Kate, cease talking and thinking about other people...
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A Cynthia Ozick Reader

Cynthia Ozick - Poetry - 1996 - 322 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 on the brain. So much for Longfellow, Shakespeare, Milton, and Coleridge. But also Addison, Cowper,...
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The Bridge Between Two Worlds

Abby A. Judson - 1996 - 217 pages
...contention. And the result i»t Often worse when we contend with one we love, for as Coleridge says : . ' ' " To be wroth with one we love Doth work like madness In th« brain." It is very difficult to lay down exact laws for the government of the physical body. Different...
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