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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 Christian lyre, a selection of religious and moral poetry

Christian lyre - 1846 - 80 pages
...; And here, in the grave, are all metals forbid, But the tinsel that shines 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 Gem book of poesie, by the author of 'The ancient poets and poetry of ...

Gem book - 1846 - 160 pages
...again ; And here in the grave are all metals forbid, But 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...
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The Sacred Poets of England and America: For Three Centuries

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1849 - 552 pages
...Alas ! 'tis in vain : Who hid, in their turns have been hid ; The treasures are squandered again ; To the pleasures which Mirth can afford, The revel,...pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveller hero. Shall we build to Affection and Love ? Ah ! no : they have withered and died, Or fled with the...
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Lays for the Sabbath: A Collection of Religious Poetry

1850 - 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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The English Party's Excursion to Paris, in Easter Week 1849: To which is ...

John Bill - 1850 - 557 pages
...again, And here in the grave are all metals forhid, 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 hut the worm is a reveller here....
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The Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1850 - 544 pages
...revel, the langh, and the jeer ? HOW-D'YE-DO AMD OOOD-BYH. 517 Ah ! here is a plentiful board I Bat the guests are all mute as their pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveller here. Shall we build to Affection and Love ? Ah, no 1 they have wither'd and died, Or fled with the spirit...
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The International Monthly Magazine of Literature, Science, and Art

1851
...; 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 jeerl Ah! here is a plentiful board, But the guests are all mute as their pitiful cheer, And nono but...
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Selections from the British Poets: Chronologically Arranged from Chaucer to ...

1851
...; 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,...here is a plentiful board, But the guests are all inutc as their pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveller here. Shall we build to affection...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 746 pages
...again ; And here in the grave are all metals forbid But the tinsel that shines on the dark coffin lid. To the pleasures which Mirth can afford, The revel, the laugh, and the jeer ? Ah 1 here is a plentiful board ! But the guests are all mute as their pitiful cheer, And none bat the...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 746 pages
...again ; And here in the grave are all metals forbid But the tinsel that shines on the dark coffin lid. To the pleasures which Mirth can afford, The revel, the laugh, and the jeer ? Shall we build to Affection and Love ? Ah no ! they bave*withered and died, Or fled with the spirit...
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