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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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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1851 - 305 pages
...voice that thrills of transport gave, Now sik'iit as the grass that tufts their grave! TO Go—you may call it madness, folly; You shall not chase my...charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay. TO AN OLD OAK. TRUNK of a Giant now no more ! Once did thy limbs to heaven aspire ; Once, by a track...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...stone upon another! As if the spoiler had fallen back in fear, And, turning, left them to the elements. ӹ F. N ͦ V ^ >rҢ ʓ ݸ j *J ~ ) + J 20 uY j u B 4 1sAR I There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not, if 1 could, be gay. Oh, if you knew the pensive...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 92

English literature - 1851
...calls us, in Candide, I think, " les Anglais qui ne rient pas." It was an English poet who wrote : " There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay." Of the triple race that inhabits Great Britain, there are many characteristic remarks extant. Lord...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1852
...Thy thoughts belong to heaven and thee ! And may the secret of thy soul 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. 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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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...itself 'Twixt heav'n and earth, like envy between man And man — and is an everlasting mist. Byron. Go, you may call it madness — folly — You shall...charm in melancholy, I would not, if I could, be gay! Rogers. 428 ME1IORY. MEMORY. LET not a death, unwept, unhonour'd, be The melancholy fate allotted me!...
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Dwight's Journal of Music, Volumes 1-2

Music - 1853
...thinking of poor Pergolese's untimely death. " Go, you may call it madness, folly, You'cnnnot'chase my gloom away, There's such a charm in melancholy, I would not, if 1 could, be gay. Ah ! did you know what pensive pleasure Kends my bosom when I sigh, You would not...
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A voice from the tomb. A dialogue between Nelson and Wellington, overheard ...

1853
...Nel. I suppose poor fellow as regarde melancholy, he did not coincide with the poet — i " There is a charm in melancholy, I would not if I could be gay . . me* second time, when it was intimated to him that I was unwell or undressed, as he well knew,...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers: With a Biographical Sketch ...

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1854 - 460 pages
...feeling flows ; For all that life endears — to you she owes. TO • * * • *. — A FAREWELL. 281 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. 0, if you knew the pensive pleasure...
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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF SAMUEL ROGERS

EPES SARGENT - 1854
...things ! To you, unchecked, each genuine feeling flows ; For all that life endears — to you she owes. Go — you may call it madness, folly ; You shall not chase my gloom away. There 's such a charm in melancholy 7 I would not, if I could, be gay. 0, if you knew the pensive pleasure...
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Songs of England. The book of English songs, ed. by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1857 - 319 pages
...These simple joys, that never fail, Shall bind me to my native vale. MELANCHOLY. SAMVBI. lioiiF.ns. Go ! you may call it madness, folly — You shall...pensive pleasure That fills my bosom when I sigh, MISCELLANEOUS SONGS, THE TAMBOUKINE SONG. From the " Lump of Gold ; and other Poems," by CDABLES MACKIT....
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