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" Go — you may call it madness, folly ; You shall not chase my gloom away. There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay. "
Poems - Page 212
by Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 316 pages
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Gaieties and Gravities: A Series of Essays, Comic Tales, and ..., Volume 1

Horace Smith - 1825 - 353 pages
...the language of Rogers— "" Go, you may call it madness, folly, You shall not steal away my rest; There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not, ,if I could, he blest. Oh if you knew the pensive pleasure That fills my hosom when I sigh, You would not roh me...
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Reminiscences of Michael Kelly of the King's theatre, and Theatre royal ...

Michael Kelly - 1826
...without thinking of poor Pergolesi's untimely death. " Go, you may call it madness, folly, You cannot chase my gloom away, There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay. " Ah ! did you know what pensive pleasure Kends my bosom wheu I sigh, You would not rob me of a treasure...
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Reminiscences of Michael Kelly: Of the King's Theatre, and Theatre ..., Volume 1

Michael Kelly, Theodore Edward Hook - Actors - 1826
...untimely death. " Go, you may call it madness, folly, You cannot chase my gloom away, There's snch a charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay. " Ah! did yon know what pensive pleasure Rends.my bosom when I sigh, You would not rob me of a treasure...
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The Medico-chirurgical Review, Volume 14

Medicine - 1829
...Their greatest gratification is persistive despondency. Deaf to precept or example, they retort :— " Go — you may call it madness — folly — You shall...gloom away ; — There's such a charm in melancholy — 1 would not, if I could, be gay .'" " Were I (o allege one cause which I (bought was operating...
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Commentaries on the Causes, Forms, Symptoms, and Treatment, Moral and ...

George Man Burrows - Diseases - 1828 - 716 pages
...Their greatest gratification is persistive despondency. Deaf to precept or example, they retort : — Go — you may call it madness — folly — You shall...in melancholy — I would not, if I could, be gay ! We cannot be surprised if the aberrations of such minds are associated with false notions respecting...
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The poetical works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers - 1830
...Thy thoughts belong to Heaven and thee ! And may the secret of thy soul Remain within its sanctuary.1 TO Go — you may call it madness, folly; You shall not chase my gloom away. There' such a charm in melancholy, 1 would not, if I could, be gay. Oh, if you knew the pensive pleasure...
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The Ladies' museum. New and improved ser., vol.1-3

1832
...Then, mother ! when my heart's above, Kind mother, let me die ! MELANCHOLY. By Samuel Rogers, Esq. Go! you may call it madness, folly, You shall not...There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not if 1 could be gay. If you knew the pensive pleasure Which 6lls my bosom when I sigh, You would not rob...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 9

Great Britain - 1832
...novel-reading. *** POVERTY — " Hence, loathed melancholy," exclaims one poet, while another sings — •' There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not if I could be gay.'* But no bard has sung the praises of poverty ; both poets and philosophers have voted it a curse. It...
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The Infirmities of Genius Illustrated by Referring the Anomalies ..., Volume 2

Richard Robert Madden - Genius - 1833
...He will tell you perhaps, in the language of Ro^gers. " You may call it madness, folly ; You cannot chase my gloom away; There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay." Of all writers, old Burton has given the most graphic description of this " amabilis insania," as he...
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The Infirmities of Genius Illustrated by Referring the Anomalies ..., Volume 1

Richard Robert Madden - Genius - 1833 - 292 pages
...He will tell you perhaps, in the language of Rogers, " You may call it madness, folly ; You cannot chase my gloom away ; There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay." Of all writers, old Burton has given the most graphic description of this " amabilis insania," as he...
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