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" Alas ! the joys that fortune brings Are trifling, and decay ; And those who prize the paltry things, More trifling still than they ; "And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep ; A shade that follows wealth or fame, But leaves the... "
The British novelists: with an essay, and prefaces, biographical and critical - Page 211
by Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - 1820
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The Gentleman's and London Magazine: Or Monthly Chronologer, 1741-1794

1741
...trifling (till than they. " And what is friendlhip but a name, " Acbarm that lulls to flcep; ' A lhade that follows wealth or fame, " But leaves the wretch to weep ? " And love is ftill an emptier found, " The haughty fair one's jeft : '' On earth unfeen, or only found " To warm...
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Annual Register, Volume 9

Edmund Burke - History - 1767
...trifling Hill than they. " And what is friendmip but a name, " A charm that lulls to Deep ; " A fliade that follows wealth or fame, *' But leaves the wretch to weep ? " And love is ftill аи emptier fou hd, 't The haughty fair one's jeft : " On earth unfeen, or only found " Te warm...
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A Companion for a Leisure Hour

Samuel Derrick - English literature - 1769 - 164 pages
...trifling Mill than they. " And what is friendfhip but a name, " A charm that lulls to ilecp, " A fhade that follows wealth or fame^ " But leaves the wretch to weep ? " And love is ftill an emptier found, " The modern fair one's jeft, " On earth unfeen, or only found " To warm the...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts : Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining ...

Oliver Goldsmith, Charles Grignion - Women - 1770 - 248 pages
...trifling ftill than they. Say, what is friendfhip ? but a name, A charm that lulls to fleep ; A fha^e that follows wealth or fame, But leaves the wretch to weep. And what is love ? an empty found, The modern fair one's jeft ; On earth unfeen, or only found To warm...
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original Treatises on ...

John Wesley - Biographies
...trifling ftill than they. And what is friendfhip but a name, A charm that lulls to fleep ; A (hade that follows wealth or fame. But leaves the wretch to weep. And love is Mill an emptier found The modern fair ones jcft, On earth unfeen, or only found To warm the turtles...
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Poems on various subjects: selected to enforce the practice of virtue. And ...

English poetry - 1780 - 204 pages
...trifling ftill than they. " And what is friendfhip but a name, " A charm that lulls to fleep; " A fhade that follows wealth or fame, .' >! " But leaves the wretch to weep ? " And love is ftill an emptier found, " The modern fair one's jeft, ' " On earth unfeen, or only found " To warm...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale, Volumes 1-2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1783 - 128 pages
...ftill than they. *' And what is friendfhip, but a name, " A charm that lulls to fleep ; f* A fhade that follows wealth or fame, " But leaves the wretch to weep ? ** And love is ftill an emptier found, " The haughty fair one's jeft : *' On earth unfeen, or only found " To warm...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ...

John Walter - 1785 - 225 pages
...brings,. * Are trifling, and decay ; * And thofe who prize the paltry things, * More trifling ftill than they. * And what is friendship but a name ? * A charm that lulls to Ileep ; A made that follows wealth or fame, ' But leaves the.-wfete4i-t0 weep ? * And love is ftill...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts. Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1785 - 276 pages
...trifling ftill than they. " And what is friendfhip but a name, " A charm that lulls to fleep ; " A made that follows wealth or fame, " But leaves the wretch to weep ? " And love is ftill an emptier found, " The haughty fair one's jeft : " On earth unfeen, or only found " To warm...
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Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining, in poetry

Vicesimus Knox - Poetry - 1791 - 472 pages
...fortune brings ' Are trifling, and decay ; ' And thofe who prize the paultry things ' More trifling ftill than they. * And what is Friendship but a name, ' A charm that lulls to flecp ; 4 A fliade that follows wealth or fame, 4 And leaves the wretch to weep ' 4 And love is ftill...
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