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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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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1851
...again ; And here in the grave are all metals forbid But the tinsel that shines on the dark coffin lid. * t Ah ! here is a plentiful board ! But the guests are all mute as their pitiful cheer, And none but...
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The Sacred Poets of England and America: For Three Centuries

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1853 - 552 pages
...vain : Who hid, in their turns have been hid ; The treasures are squandered again ; HERBERT KNOWLES. 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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Poetry: selected for the use of schools and families by A. Bowman

Anne Bowman - 1856 - 292 pages
...— 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...But the guests are all mute as their pitiful cheer, A id none but the worm is a reveller here. Shall we build to Affection and Love 1 Ah, no ! they have...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1857 - 785 pages
...pleasures which Mirth can afford, The revel, the Inugh, 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. Shall we huild to Affection and Love ? Ah no ! they have wither'd...
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A selection of poetry; by H. Marriott

Harvey Marriott - 1859
...: And here, in the grave, are all metals forbid, But the tinsel which 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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English Sacred Poetry of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth & Nineteenth ...

Robert Aris Willmott - 1862 - 387 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 withered and died, Or fled with the spirit...
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Lays of the pious minstrel, selections by J.B.H.

Lays, John Bawtree Harvey - 1862 - 348 pages
...— And here in the grave are all metals forbid, But the tinsil 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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English Sacred Poetry of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and ...

Robert Aris Willmott - 1863 - 387 pages
...again ; And here in the grave are all metals forbid, But the tinsel which 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 1 Ah ! no ; they have withered and died, Or fled with the spirit...
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Half-hours with our sacred poets [an anthology] ed. by A.H. Grant

Half hours - 1863
...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,...pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveller here. Shall wo build to Affection and Love ? Ah no ! they have withered and died, Or fled with the Spirit...
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The World's Way: Lays of Life and Labour

1864 - 304 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,...pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveller here. Shall we build to Affection and Love 1 Ah no ! they have wither*d and died, Or fled with the spirit...
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