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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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A NEW LIBRARY OF POETRY AND SONG

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - 1876
...again ; And here in the grave are all metals forbid, But the tinsel that shines on the dark coifin-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...
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Our Poetical Favorites, Second Series: A Selection from the Best ..., Volume 2

1876 - 543 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,...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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Poems of Places: England and Wales, Volume 3

1876
...; 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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Poems of Places: England and Wales

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1876
...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 Affection and Love?...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1876
...nguin ; 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 f Ah! here is a plentiful board ! But the guests are all mute as their pitiful cheer, And none but...
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Single Famous Poems

Rossiter Johnson - 1877 - 285 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 l here is a plentiful board ! But the guests are all mute as their pitiful cheer, And none but the...
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Choice poems and lyrics, for study and delight, ed. by J.T. Ashby

Choice poems - 1879
...; And here, in the grave, are all metals forbid, But the tinsel2 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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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 5

Robert Chambers - 1879
...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...cheer, : And none but the worm is a reveller here. _ I ; Shall we build to Affection and Love ? Ah no ! they have withered and died, Or fled with the...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1880 - 534 pages
...all metals forbid, Save the tinsel that shines on the dark coffin lid. To the pleasures which Slirth can afford, The revel, the laugh and the jeer? Ah...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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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - 1880
...dark coffin-lid. To the pleasures which Mirth can afford, The revel, the langh, and the jeer? Ah 1 here is a plentiful board ! But the guests are all...mute as their pitiful cheer, And none but the worm IB a reveller here. Shall we build to Affection and Love ? Ah no ! they have withered and died, Or...
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