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" To the pleasures which Mirth can afford, The revel, the laugh, and the jeer ? Ah ! here is a plentiful board ! But the guests are all mute as their pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveller here. "
The Quarterly review - Page 397
1819
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The Mourner's Gift

Mrs. M. A. Patrick - 1837 - 192 pages
...The revel, the laugh, and the jeer 1 Ah ! here is a plentiful Board ! But the guests are all mu te at their pitiful cheer, And none but the Worm is a reveller here ! Shall we build to Affection and Love ? Ah, no ! They have wither'd and died, Or fled, with the spirit,...
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EXTRACTS FROM THE DIARY AND OTHER MANUSCRIPTS OF THE LATE FREDERIC JAMES ...

Frederic James Post, of Islington - 1838
...; And here, in the grave, are all metals forbid, But the tinsel that shone on the dark coffin lid. To the pleasures which Mirth can afford — The revel,...pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveller here. Shall we build to Affection and Love ? Ah ! no ; they have wither'd and died, Or fled with the spirit...
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Selections from modern authors, for the use of schools, by mrs. Gething

Gething - 1838 - 80 pages
...again ; And here in the grave are all metals forbid, But the tinsel that shone on the dark coffin-lid. To the pleasures which Mirth can afford, The revel,...pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveller here. Shall we build to Affection and Love ? Ah ! no ; they have wither'd and died, Or fled with the spirit...
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Sabbath Recreations: Or, Select Poetry of a Religious Kind

Emily Taylor - 1839 - 288 pages
...again; And here in the grave are all metals forbid, But the tinsel that shone on the dark coffin-lid. To the pleasures which Mirth can afford, The revel,...pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveller here. Shall we build to Affection and Love ? Ah ! no; they have wither'd and died, Or fled with the spirit...
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Sabbath Recreations: Or, Select Poetry of a Religious Kind

Emily Taylor - 1839 - 288 pages
...again ; And here in the grave are all metals forbid, But the tinsel that shone on the dark coffin-lid. To the pleasures which Mirth can afford, The revel,...the laugh, and the jeer ? Ah! here is a plentiful hoard, But the guests are all mute as their pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveller here....
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Gems of sacred poetry [ed. by R. Cattermole?].

Gems - 1841
...; And here, in the grave, are all metals forbid, But the tinsel that shone on the dark coffin-lid. To the pleasures which Mirth can afford, The revel,...pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveller here. Shall we build to Affection and Love? Ah! no : they have withered and died, Or fled with the spirit...
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The Christian magazine

1841
...again, And here in the grave are all metals forbid But the tinsel that shone on the dark coffin-lid. 262 To the pleasures which Mirth can afford* The revel,...is a plentiful board, But the guests are all mute at their pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveller here. Shall we build to Affection and Love...
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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Nineteenth Century

Lyre - 1841 - 344 pages
...; And here in the grave are all metals forbid, Save the tinsel that shines on the dark coffin lid. To the pleasures which Mirth can afford, The revel,...laugh, and the jeer ? Ah ! here is a plentiful board I But the guests are all mute as their pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveller here. Shall...
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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Nineteenth Century

Lyre - 1841 - 344 pages
...; And here in the grave are all metals forbid, Save the tinsel that shines on the dark coffin lid. To the pleasures which Mirth can afford, The revel, the laugh, and the jeer J Ah ! here is a plentiful board ! But the guests are all mute as their pitiful cheer, And none but...
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The Religious Cabinet, Volume 1

1842
...And here, in the grave, are all metals forbid, Save the tinsel that shines on the dark coffin lid. To the pleasures which Mirth can afford, The revel,...is a plentiful board ! But the guests are all mute at their pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveller here. Shall we build to Affection and Love...
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