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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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Life-lights of song, ed. by D. Page, Volume 3; Volume 57

Life-lights - 1864
...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 t Ah no ! they have wither' d and died, Or fled with the spirit...
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The Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

Ackworth sch - 1865
...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. 2 D Shall we build to Affection and Love? Ah ! no; they have withered and died, Or fled with the spirit...
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The Standard poetry book, selected from the best authors

Standard poetry book - 1866 - 274 pages
...the fringe of the shroud. To Riches ? Alas! 'tis in vain— Who hid, in their turn have been hid— 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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Christ and the Twelve: Or Scenes and Events in the Life of Our Saviour and ...

Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1867 - 492 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 reveler here....
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A household book of English poetry, selected with notes by R.C. Trench

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin) - 1868
...; And here in the grave are all metals forbid, But the tinsel that shone on the dark coffin-lid. 25 To the pleasures which Mirth can afford — The revel,...pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveller here. 30 Shall we build to Affection and Love ? Ah, no ! they have withered and died, Or fled with the spirit...
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The Church Seasons: Historically and Poetically Illustrated

Alexander Henley Grant - 1869 - 511 pages
...again ; And hero 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 havs withered and died, Or fled with the spirit...
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English Literature of Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1869 - 798 pages
...; Ant) here in the grave are all metals forbid, Sare the tinsel that shine* 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 wither1 d and died, Or fled with the spirit...
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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1870 - 597 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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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

Asahel Clark Kendrick - 1871 - 449 pages
...again ; And here in the grave are all metals forbid, But the tinsel that shines on the dark cofHn-lid. To the pleasures which Mirth can afford. The revel,...as their pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveler here. Shall we build to Affection and Love? Ah no ! they have withered and died, Or fled with...
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Sunday Evenings at Northcourt

George Etell Sargent - 1872 - 362 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,...laugh, and the jeer ? Ah ! here is a plentiful board 1 •• But the guests are all mute as their pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveller here....
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