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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 Real America in Romance: With Reading Courses, Being a ..., Volume 6

John Roy Musick - United States - 1908
...breathed a fervent prayer. CHAPTER VH. IN WIDOW'S WEEDS. Go ; you may call it madness, folly ; You may not chase my gloom away. There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay. —ROGERS. DOROTHE STEVENS was not a woman to take misfortune much to heart. She watched the ship in...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 644 pages
...to lessen thy prosperity. — He goes always heavy loaded, and Hi. .u must bear half. — Ffitelon. u the country.— AB AlcoU. COURAGE COURTESY. God made : there is such a charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay. — Rogers. People of gloomy,...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 644 pages
...to lessen thy prosperity. — He goes always heavy loaded, and thou must bear half. — Fenelan. Yon h0 : there is such a charm in melancholy, I wunld not, if I could, be gay. — Rogers. People of gloomy,...
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The Pageant of English Poetry: Being 1150 Poems and Extracts by 300 Authors

Robert Maynard Leonard - English poetry - 1911 - 606 pages
...shade ; These simple joys, that never fail, Shall bind me to my native vale. S. ROGERS. 778. MELANCHOLY Go — you may call it madness, folly ; You shall...pensive pleasure That fills my bosom when I sigh, S. ROGERS. 779. MINE BE A COT BESIDE THE HILL MINE be a cot beside tho hill ; A bee-hive's hum shall...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets: Based Upon Bohn ...

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1911 - 761 pages
...never-varying lines, And we grow melancholy. 3182 William Oullen Bryant: Conj. of Jupiter .and Venu* Go, you may call it madness, folly, — You shall...charm in melancholy. I would not, if I could, be gay I 3183 Rogers: To . MELROSE ABBEY. If thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn, Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations - 1911 - 761 pages
...never-varying lines, And we grow melancholy. 3182 William Cullen Bryant: Conj. of Jupiter and Venus Go, yon may call it madness, folly, — You shall not chase...charm in melancholy. I would not, if I could, be gay ! 3183 Rogers: To , MELROSE ABBEY. If thou would'st view fair Melrose aright, Go visit it by the pale...
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In Other Words

Franklin Pierce Adams - American poetry - 1912 - 151 pages
...phantom of fear. 0 Dolores, the toe of mistle! Christmas comes! and but once a year. After Samuel Rogers Go! you may call it madness, folly; You shall not...charm in melancholy I would not, if I could, be gay. For me the month is never May. Fate hurls at me a daily volley. The nights are black, the noons are...
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The Handbook of Quotations

Quotations, English - 1913 - 250 pages
...green; Deepens the murmur of the falling floods, And breathes a browner horror on the woods. Pope. Go, you may call it madness, folly, — You shall...charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay! — To lend our hearts and spirits wholly To the influence of mild-minded melancholy; To muse and brood...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...Johnson. (1777) 22 Moping melancholy, And moon-struck madness. MILTON— Paradise Lost. Bk. XI. L. 485. 23 RICHTER — Titan. Zykel 140. 2 Freiheit ist nur in dem Reich der sucli a charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay! SAMUEL ROGERS — To . St. 1. 24 I can...
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The Open Fire: And Other Essays

William Valentine Kelley - 1922 - 346 pages
...wantonness, and of singers who mope so picturesquely and who say, like the youthful Samuel Rogers, "There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not if I could be gay." This is partly due to our poet's longevity. He sang to men out of six decades. He is not one of those...
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