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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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New Cyclopaedia of Poetical Illustrations: Adapted to Christian Teaching ...

1872 - 696 pages
...And here in the grave ore all the metals forbid, But the tinsel that shines on the dark coffinlid. ife ! 'tis the still water faileth ; Idleness ever dcspaircth, bcwaileth ; [eth 1 here is a plentiful board 1 But tho guests are all mute as their pitiful cheer, And none but the...
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A Garland of Poetry by Yorkshire Authors, Or Relating to Yorkshire

Abraham Holroyd - 1873 - 198 pages
...metals forbid, But the tinsel that shone on the dark coftin lid. To the pleasures which Mirth ca.i afford — The revel, the laugh, and the jeer! Ah...here is a plentiful board : But the guests are all unite as their pitiful cheer, And none but the worm is a reveller hare. Shall we build to Ambition...
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Encyclopaedia of English & American Poetry from Caedmon & King Alfred's ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1873
...which Mirth con afford, The revel, the laugh, and the jeer? Ah ! here id a plentiful board ! But th« een, The pride of all the vale ; And then she sang : — she would have been A very n 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 sacred harp, a book of devotional poetry

Sacred harp - 1874 - 162 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,...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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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1874 - 534 pages
...forbid, Save the tinsel that shines on the dark coffin lid. To the pleasures which Mirth can afford, Tho revel, the laugh and the jeer? Ah ! here is a plentiful board ! But the guests are all mute at their pitiful cheer, And HOIK; but the worm is a reveller here. Shall we build to Affection and...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1874 - 534 pages
...afford, The revel, the laugh and the jeer? Ah ! here 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 ? Ah, no! They have withered and died. Unto Sorrow? The dead cannot...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1875 - 352 pages
...again ; And here in the grave are all metals forbid, But the tinsel that shines on the dark colfin-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 Lovel Ah, no! they have withered and died, Or (led with the spirit...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875 - 534 pages
...tinsel that shines on the dark coffin lid. To the pleasures which Mirth can afford, The revel, the langh and the jeer? Ah! here 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 Affeetion and Love...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875 - 534 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? All ! here is a plentiful board ! B«t the guests are all mute at their pitiful cheer, And none but...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876
...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 ? Ah no ! they have withered and died, Or fled with the spirit...
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