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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 34
by Samuel Rogers - 1839 - 48 pages
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The Infirmities of Genius: Illustrated by Referring the Anomalies in the ...

Richard Robert Madden - Authors - 1833 - 596 pages
...He will tell you perhaps, in the language of Rodgers. " 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 Tourist: A Literary and Anti-slavery Journal, Volume 1

Antislavery movements - 1833
...the 30th November, 1630, in the fifty-ninth year of his —r's Life of Sir Isaac Newton. MELANCHOLY. Go — you may call it madness, folly ; You shall not chase my gloom away. There's such a chaim in melancholy, I would not, if I could be gay. Oh ! if you knew the pensive pleasure That fills...
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Poems, Volume 2

Samuel Rogers - Fore-edge painting - 1834 - 295 pages
...more; With many a voice that thrills of transport gave, Now silent as the grass that tufts their grave! TO Go — you may call it madness, folly; You shall...There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not, if 1 could, be gay. TO THE FRAGMENT OF A STATUE OF HERCULES, COMMONLY CALLED THE TORSO. AND dost thou...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 295 pages
...With many a voice that thrills of transport gave, Now silent as the grass that tufts their grave ! TO 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. Oh, if you knew the pensive pleasure...
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Poems, Volume 1

Samuel Rogers - Fore-edge painting - 1834 - 295 pages
...With many a voice that thrills of transport gave, Now silent as the grass that tufts their grave ! TO 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. Oh, if you knew the pensive pleasure...
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The Heiress: A Novel, Volume 1

Ellen Pickering - 1834
...matter of fact, but as a poetic fancy I may claim indulgence. You know the poet says — ' There 's such a charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay.' " " Think you the poet had ever known what real sorrow was ? Grief and melancholy are as an ocean to...
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Gleanings, or A series of tales, principally from the best modern writers ...

J H Hedley - 1836
...the happy wife of Cymon, uliua Edward Vincent. ON MELANCHOLY. BY S. ROGERS. VKu— you may call 1t madness, folly; You shall not chase my gloom away, There's such a charm in melancholy, 1 'would not, if 1 could be gay. Oh, if you knew the pensive plensure Thnt fills my bosom when I sigh,...
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The Tin Trumpet, Or Heads and Tales, for the Wise and Waggish: To ..., Volume 1

Horace Smith - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1836 - 295 pages
...pensive poet when he exclaims— " Go ! yon may call it madness, folly, You shall not chase my griefs away, There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not if I could be gay." But I can accord with the French writer, who affirms, that a woman always finds her physician and confessor...
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The Tin Trumpet, Or Heads and Tales, for the Wise and Waggish: To ..., Volume 1

Horace Smith - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1836 - 295 pages
...conferred a sort of distinction. Never could I entirely agree with the pensive poet when he exclaims — " Go ! you may call it madness, folly, You shall not chase my griefs away, There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not if I could be gay." But I can accord with...
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The Tin Trumpet, Or Heads and Tales, for the Wise and Waggish: To ..., Volume 1

Horace Smith - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1836 - 295 pages
...conferred a sort of distinction. Never could I entirely agree with the pensive poet when he exclaims — " Go ! you may call it madness, folly, You shall not chase my griefs away, There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not if I could be gay." But I can accord with...
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