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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 poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 482 pages
...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...lulls to sleep; A shade, that follows wealth or fame, "And love is still an emptier soun4 The modern fair-one's jest: On earth unseen, or only found To warm...
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The Brief Remarker on the Ways of Man: Or, Compendious Dissertations ...

Ezra Sampson - Conduct of life - 1818 - 421 pages
...speaking, in the following lines of Goldsmith : "And what is friendship but a name, A charm that hills to sleep; A shade that follows wealth or fame, •» But leaves the wretch to weep." "When a man falls into misfortune, it often happens that some of those he had most befriended while...
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The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued as] The ...

1819
...circumstance, perhaps, we may attribute the following beautiful description of worldly pleasure : " And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep ; A shade that follows wealth or fame, And leaves the wretch to weep? GOLDSMITH. And too faithful is the portrait — there are a set of beings...
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The Pocket Magazine of Classics and Polite Literature, Volume 3

1819
...circumstance, perhaps, we may attribute the follow ing beautiful description of worldly pleasure : > • " And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls...to sleep ; ,, A shade that follows wealth or fame, And leaves the wretch to weep? GOLDSMITH. And too faithful is the portrait— there are a set of beings...
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The deserted village, Traveller, and miscellaneous poems

English poetry - 1819 - 108 pages
...fortune brings Are trifling and decay ; And those who prize the paltry More trifling still than they. I 'And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep ; A shade that follows wealth or fame, Aud leares the wretch to weep ? 'And love is still an emptier sound, The modtrn fair om 's jest ; OB...
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Satires in India

Law - 1819
...every theme, In every Fair would realise their dream.! SATIRE rr Vox, et praterea nihil— — • And what is Friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep j • A shade that follows Wealth or Fame And'Ieaves the wretch to weep. GOLDIMITB.' •Lure sung my...
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The Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors

English poetry - 1821 - 259 pages
...joys that fortune brings, " Are trifling and decay ; " And those who prize the paltry things, " More trifling still than they. " And what is friendship..." And love is still an emptier sound, " The modern fair-one's jest : " On earth unseen, or only found " To warm the turtle's nest. " For shame, fond youth,...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ...

...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...lulls to sleep ; A shade that follows wealth or fame. And leares the wretch to weep. GOLDSMITH. THE expectation of the arrival of the holidays creates no...
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Select works of the British poets: with biographical and critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...fortune brings Are trifling, and decay; And those who prize the paltry things, More trifling things than they. " And what is friendship but a name, A...lulls to sleep ; A shade that follows wealth or fame, And.leaves the wretch to weep ? " And love is still an emptier sound, The moder n fair-one's jest:...
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The orphan boy, or test of innocence

Catherine George Mason - 1821
...Mantle say so much ; while at the same time Markland repeated, in his usual strain — t ' ' • • " And what is friendship but a name ? " A charm that lulls to sleep, " A shade that follows wealth and fame, " And leaves the wretch to weep !" When Miss Mantle, with an enchanting variety of expression...
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