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" HENCE, all you vain delights, As short as are the nights Wherein you spend your folly ! There's nought in this life sweet, If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy ; Oh ! sweetest melancholy. "
Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth - Page 222
by William Hazlitt - 1821 - 218 pages
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The Gleaner: A Series of Periodical Essays, Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1811 - 444 pages
...even to modern ears, though accustomed to the studied correctness of these latter days : Hence all ye vain delights, As short as are the nights Wherein...your folly ; There's nought in this life sweet, If men were wise to see't, But only melancholy ; O sweetest melancholy ! Welcome, folded arms and fixed...
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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher, Volume 4

Ben Jonson, Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1811 - 620 pages
...vain delights, As short as are (he nights Wherein you spend your folly ! There's nought in this lite sweet, If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy;...melancholy ! Welcome, folded arms, and fixed eyes, \ sigh that pierciiiL' mortifies, A look that's fasteu'd to the ground, A tongue chain'd up, without...
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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher ..., Volume 4

Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, Francis Beaumont - 1811 - 612 pages
...vain delights, As short as ¡ire the nights Wherein you spend your folly ! There's nought in this liie sweet, If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy; Oh, sweetest melancholy ! \Vclcome, folded arms, and fixed eyes, A sigh tliat piercing mortities, A look that's liistcu'd to...
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Biographia Dramatica: Names of dramas: M-Z. Latin plays by English authors ...

David Erskine Baker - 1812
...song, to which it is evident Milton had a view when he composed his // Penseroso : " Hence, all ye vain delights, " As short as are the nights " Wherein you spend your folly ! " There 's nought in this life sweet, " If men were wise to see 't, «' But only melancholy; " Oh,...
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The Port Folio

1813 - 710 pages
...larger dimensions," they have a merit beyond their own in the opinion of every lover of English poetry. Hence, all you vain delights, As short as are the...were wise to see't, But only melancholy; Oh! sweetest melancholv! Welcome folded arras and 6xed eyes, A sigh that piercing mortifies; A look that's fasten'd...
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The Words of the Most Favourite Pieces: Performed at the Glee Club, the ...

Richard Clark - 1814 - 532 pages
...of Christ Church. GLEE for Six Voices* S. HENCE all ye vain delights ! As short as are .the-nights Wherein you spend your folly ! There's nought in this...melancholy. Welcome folded arms and fixed eyes, A sigh that piercing, mortifies ; A look that's fasten'd to the ground ; A tongue chain'd up — without...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - 1814 - 496 pages
...we have just taken from Steele, I cannot withhold the gratification of presenting it lo my readers : Hence all you vain delights, As short as are the nights...your folly) There's nought in this life sweet, If men were wise to see't, But only melancholy, O sweetest melancholy! Welcome folded arms, and fixed...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 45

1839 - 892 pages
...the liquid numbers^ender images, and apt expressions of this little composition plead our apology. " Hence all you vain delights, As short as are the nights...your folly ; There's nought in this life sweet, If men were wise to see't, But only melancholy, Oh, sweetest melancholy. " Welcome, folded arms and fixed...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 3

662 pages
...insertion will confer a favour on year's respectfully, IOTA. Liverpool, May 29, 1821. HENCE, all yon vain delights, As short as are the nights Wherein...spend your folly ! There's nought in this life sweet, [f man were wise to see't, But only melancholy ; Oh ' sweetest melancholy ! Welcome, folded arms, and...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 3

1821 - 706 pages
...entertaining work, their insertion will confer a favour on your's respectfully, IOTA. Liverpool, May 29, 1821. HENCE, all you vain delights, As short as are the nights Wherein yon spend your folly ! There's nought in this life sweet, If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy...
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