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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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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 56 pages
...thoughts belong to Heaven and thee ' And may the secret of thy souI Remain within its sanctuary '. TO Go — you may call it madness, folly ; You shall...charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay. Ob if you knew the pensive pleasure That fills my bosom when I sigh, You would n.it rob me of a treasure...
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The Churchman; a monthly magazine in defence of the venerable ..., Volume 8

1843
...lines of the poet— " Call it madness, call it folly, Thou canst not chase my grief away ; There'» such a charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could be gay." ment to resist the law, efforts at which the Whig Government connived, if they did not aid; and despite...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...upon another i As if the spoiler had fallen back in fear, And, turning, left them to the elements. s retire, To take their evening rest. know the pensive pleasure That fills my bosom when I sigh, You would not rob me of a treasure Monarch»...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...them to the elements. To . Go— yon may call it madness, folly; You shall not chase my gloom awuy ! C~ ` V1] 1 sigh, You would not rob me of a treasure Mouarchs are too poor to buy. 1 They arc «aid to have bora...
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Poems

John W. Curtis - American poetry - 1846 - 168 pages
...MISCELLANEOUS PIECES. THE MELANCHOLY HOUE. " Call it madness, call it folly, Call it whatsoe'er you may ; There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay." •' Kann nidus dich, Fliehende ! verweilen, O ! meines Lebens goldue Zeit ? Vergebens ! deine Wellen...
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Sketches from Life, Volume 1

Laman Blanchard - 1846
...those who have NOTHING, who can ever be CONTENT. SOME ACCOUNT OF THE INCONSOLABLE SOCIETY. " There "s such a charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay."—ROGERS. SOCIETIES are commonly established either for political, scientific, or social purposes....
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...— BOWRING. 7. Go, you may call it madness — fblly — You shall not chase my gloom away; There 's such a charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay ! 8. Melancholy Sits on me as a cloud along the sky, Which will not let the sunbeams through, nor yet...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...— BOWRING. 7. 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 ! 8. Melancholy Sits on me as a cloud along the sky, Which will not let the sunbeams through, nor yet...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1850 - 760 pages
...belong to heaven and thee! And may the secret of thy soul Remain within its sanctuary! TO Go—you adems. Onward, onward will we press Through the path...happiness, Excellence true beauty: Minds are of superna 0, if you knew the pensive pleasure That fills my bosom when I sigh, You would not rob me of a treasure...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 27

Literature - 1850
...such a saturnine and sorrowful old fellow as this ; if he will persist in exclaiming, — " There 's such a charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay : " what is the use of commending to him a potion which he will not take, and which he will not see...
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