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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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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1821 - 380 pages
...inspiration." LECTURE VI. ON MISCELLANEOUS POEMS, F.BEAUMONT, P. FLETCHER, DRAYTON, DANIEL, &c. SIR P.SIDNEY'S ARCADIA, AND OTHER WORKS. I SHALL, in the present...your folly; There's nought in this life sweet, If mau were wise to see't, But only melancholy, Oh, sweetest melancholy. Welcome folded arms and fixed...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824 - 472 pages
...Passionate Madman. The reader will not be displeased to see it here, as it is well worth tianscribing. Hence all you vain delights, As short as are the nights...Melancholy, Oh sweetest Melancholy. Welcome folded arms, and fix'd eyes, A sigh that piercing mortifies, A look that's fasten'd to the ground, A tongue chain'd...
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The Novels of Mrs. Ann Radcliffe ...: To which is Prefixed, a Memoir of the ...

Ann Ward Radcliffe - 1824 - 820 pages
...the poetry we have just inserted with a song, by Fletcher, on a similar subject. I'.\ ». ( \(>/,v.) Hence, all you vain delights, As short as are the...sweet, If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy ! Welcome, folded arms, and fixed eyes, A sigh that piercing mortifies, A look that's fasten'd to the...
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Lives of the novelists, Volumes 1-2

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1825 - 554 pages
...contrasting the poetry we have just inserted with a song, by Fletcher, on a similar subject. PAS. (Sings). Hence, all you vain delights, As short as are the nights Wherein you spend your folly f There 's nought in this life sweet, If man were wise to see 't But only melancholy ! Welcome, folded...
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Lectures on English poetry

Henry Neele - 1830 - 586 pages
...short as are the nights, In which you spend jour 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 eyes, A sigh that piercing, mortifies ; A look that fasten'd to the ground, A tongue chain'd up, without a...
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Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to ..., Volume 6

John Genest - 1832 - 626 pages
...the 3d act, from which Seward says, Milton certainly took many of the sentiments in his II Pensoroso, Hence, all you vain delights, As short as are the...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 a...
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Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to ..., Volume 6

John Genest - 1832 - 624 pages
...the 3d act, from which Seward says, Milton certainly took many of the sentiments in his H Pensoroso. Hence, all you vain delights, As short as are the nights Wherein you spend your folly I There's nought in this life sweet, If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy; Ob, sweetest melancholy!...
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The Monthly Review

1832 - 652 pages
...rules the main." ' The following, we believe, is from the pen of Ben Johnson : — ' " Hence all ye vain delights, As short as are the nights Wherein you spend your folly ; There's naught in this life so sweet, If man were wise to seet't, But only melancholy. Oh ! sweet melancholy,...
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Biographical Memoirs of Eminent Novelists, and Other Distinguished ..., Volume 3

Walter Scott - 1834 - 492 pages
...contrasting the poetry we have just inserted, with a song, by Fletcher, on a similar subject. Pis. (Singa.) " Hence, all you vain delights, As short as are the...sweet, If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy ! Welcome, folded arms, and fixed eyes, A sigh that piercing mortifies, A look that's fasten'd to the...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Biographical memoirs of eminent ...

Walter Scott - 1834 - 506 pages
...contrasting the poetry we have just inserted, with a song, by Fletcher, on a similar subject. PAS. (Sings.) " Hence, all you vain delights, As short as are the...sweet, If man were wise to see't, But only melancholy ! Welcome, folded arms, and fixed eyes, A sigh that piercing mortifies, A look that's fasten'd to the...
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