Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" Alas! they had been friends in youth; But whispering tongues can poison truth ; And constancy lives in realms above ; And life is thorny ; and youth is vain ; And to be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madness in the brain. "
The harp of the wilderness; or, Flowers of modern fugitive poetry - Page 108
by Harp - 1836
Full view - About this book

An Address to the Literary Members of the University

John Bickerton - Farrago - 1816 - 19 pages
...name. Why wax'd Sir Leoline so pale, Murmuring o'er the name again, Lord Roland de Vaux of Tryermaine ? Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...love, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it chanc'd, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain And insult to his...
Full view - About this book

Christabel: Kubla Khan : a Vision ; The Pains of Sleep

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1816 - 64 pages
...CHRISTABEL. Why wax'd Sir Leoline so pale, Murmuring o'er the name again, Lord Roland de Vaux of Tryermaine ? Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...love, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it chanc'd, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain And insult to his...
Full view - About this book

The Augustan review, Volume 3

1816
...which appears to us to be the vilest jargon we ever had toe misfortune to read : " Alas! they hail been friends in youth, But whispering tongues can...love, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus itchanc'd, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain, And insult to...
Full view - About this book

The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 70

1816
...tbe pas»age which contains it: — " Alas! they had been friends in youth; But nhUp'rinir ionguos can poison truth; And constancy lives in realms above; And life is thorny ; and M>ntlt is vain; And to be wroth w ith one we Inve, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it...
Full view - About this book

The Works of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: The siege of Corinth. Parisina ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1817
...before thee, To listen and adore thee ; With a full but soft emotion, Like the swell of Summer's ocean. Alas! they had been friends in Youth; But whispering...poison truth; And constancy lives in realms above: And Dfe is thorny ; andyouth is vain : And to be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madness in the...
Full view - About this book

Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 76

England - 1854
...whispering tongues can poison trnth : And constancy dwells in realms above; And life is thorny ; and yonth is vain ; And to be wroth with one we love Doth work like maduess in the brain. Each spake words of high disdain And insult to his heart's best brother; They...
Full view - About this book

Spirit of the English Magazines

1824
...acquainted with poetry, it is appropriated to its author. Mr. Coleridge's original is in Chrlstabel. Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering tongues can poison truth ˇ Ала constancy lives in realms above : And life is thorny ; and youth is vain : And to be wroth...
Full view - About this book

Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 331 pages
...quarrel between Sir Leoline and Sir Roland de Vaux of Tryermaine, who had been friends in youth. " Alas! they had been friends in youth, But whispering...love, Doth work like madness in the brain: And thus it chanc'd as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain And insult to his...
Full view - About this book

British melodies, extracts from the modern poets [signed J.H.R.].

British melodies - 1820
...remember'd long, Shall live the towers of Hougomont, And fields of WATERLOO. «R LEOLTNE. ,VT CoieriOge. ALAS ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...love, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it chanc'd, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain And insult to his...
Full view - About this book

The works of lord Byron, Volume 4

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1820
...ocean. FARE THEE WELL. " Alls ! they had been friends in Youth; "But whispering tongues can fpoison truth ; " And constancy lives in realms above : "...one we love, " Doth work like madness in the brain : ******* " But never either found another " To free the hollow heart from paining — " They stood...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download PDF