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" Since that dear voice which did thy sounds approve, Which wont in such harmonious strains to flow, Is reft from earth to tune those spheres above, What art thou but a harbinger of woe? Thy pleasing notes be pleasing notes no more, But orphans... "
Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine - Page 364
1824
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The Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics, with Notes

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1908 - 437 pages
...1O . Lay me, O where Sad true lover never find my grave, To weep there. W. Shakespeare TO HIS LUTE My lute, be as thou wert when thou didst grow With...thee move, And birds their ramage did on thee bestow. 5 Since that dear Voice which did thy sounds approve Which wont in such harmonious strains to flow,...
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The Book of Elizabethan Verse

William Stanley Braithwaite - English poetry - 1908 - 823 pages
...on thee, dear Friend, AH losses are restored and sorrows end. W. Shakespeare 533. To His Lute A/TY lute, be as thou wert when thou didst grow With thy...When immelodious winds but made thee move, And birds on thee their ramage did bestow. Sith that dear voice which did thy sounds approve, Which wont in such...
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Palgrave's Golden Treasury

1908 - 551 pages
...given him over, From death to life thou might' st him- yet recover ! M. DRAYTON XXXVIIl TO HIS LUTE My lute, be as thou wert when thou didst grow With...grove, When immelodious winds but made thee move, And bird a their ramage did on thee bestow. Since that dear Voice which did thy sounds approve, Which wont...
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The Book of Elizabethan Verse

William Stanley Braithwaite - English poetry - 1908 - 823 pages
...sorrows end. . ' W. Shakespeare To His Lute TV yTY lute, be as thou wen when thou didst grow iVJ. \yjth thy green mother in some shady grove, When immelodious winds but made thee move, And birds on thee their ramage did bestow. Sith that dear voice which did thy sounds approve, ' ;". Which wont...
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English Poetry, Volume 40

American poetry - 1910 - 1508 pages
...stop this fate ; or grant a time When good may have, as well as bad, their prime ! 198 To H1s LUTE MY lute, be as thou wert when thou didst grow With...bestow. Since that dear Voice which did thy sounds approvei Which wont in such harmonious strains to flow, Is reft from Earth to tune those spheres above,...
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A Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics

Francis Turner Palgrave - English Poetry - 1911 - 373 pages
...have given him over, From death to life thou might'st him yet recover ! M. DRAYTON xxxvm TO HIS LUTE MY lute, be as thou wert when thou didst grow With...reft from Earth to tune those spheres above, What are thou but a harbinger of woe? Thy pleasing notes be pleasing notes no more, But orphans' wailings...
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The Dial, Volume 57

Literature - 1914
...modulation to the exquisite elegiac key that comes with the death of the beloved. " My lute, be as thou wast when thou didst grow With thy green mother in some...When immelodious winds but made thee move, And birds on thee their ramage did bestow. Sith that dear voice which did thy sounds approve, Which used in such...
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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - American poetry - 1922 - 1908 pages
...relent, Rung from their marble caves " Repent ! Repent ! " 1623. 3 TO HIS LUTE MY lute, be as thou wast when thou didst grow With thy green mother in some...thee move, And birds their ramage did on thee bestow. Sith that dear voice which thy sounds approve, Which us'd in such harmonious strains to flow, Is reft...
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The Boston Miscellany of Literature and Fashion, Volume 2

1842
...widow'd turtle still her loss complain. For this lugubrious coloring, he accounts, by the absence of " that dear voice," which did thy sounds approve, Which...flow, Is reft from earth to tune those spheres above. Milton is the last great name we shall presume to invoke on the present occasion. In a future paper...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...(1. 6—9) E1L; GTBS; GTBS-P; NOBE; OBEY; OBS; OxBSP My lute, be as thou wast when thou didst grow f a conquered woe; Give not a windy night a rainy morrow. To linger out a purposed (1. 1-4) E1L; GTBS-P. GTBS; OBS; Son Saint John Baptist 5 The last and greatest Herald of Heaven's...
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