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" Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! — For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of... "
Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ... - Page 375
edited by - 1864
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 20

1850 - 604 pages
...slumbers, And things are not what they seem. j " Life is real ! life is earnest, And the grave is not its goal ; Dust thou art. to dust returnest, Was not...and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act that each to-morrow Find us further than to-day. " Art is long, and time is fleeting, And our hearts,...
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A Memoir of Harriet Ware: First Superintendent of the Children's Home, in ...

Francis Wayland - 1850 - 176 pages
...of Life," express her prevailing feeling : " Life is real ! Life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal ; ' Dust thou art, to dust returnest,' —...and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Finds us farther than to-day. " Trust no future, howe'er pleasant ! Let the...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1851 - 596 pages
...OF LIFE. WHAT THE HEART OF THE YOUNG MAN SAID TO THE PSALMIST. TELL me not, in mournful numbers, " Life is but an empty dream !" For the soul is dead...enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way; Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave, Still, like muffled drums,...
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Readings in science and literature

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1851 - 424 pages
...are not what they seem. 1 See note 3, p. 231. Life is real — Life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal; " Dust thou art — to dust returnest" —...and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Finds us farther than to-day. Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts,...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851 - 362 pages
...thereby made us slaves." — Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers. TELL me not, in mournful numbers, " Life is but an empty dream !" For the soul is dead...what they seem. Life is real ! Life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal ; " Dust thou art, to dust returuest " Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment,...
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Gems from the spirit mine. (League of univ. brotherhood).

Gems - 1851 - 206 pages
...PSALM OF LIFE. What the heart of the young man said to the Psalmist. Tell me not in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul is dead...what they seem. Life is real! life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returneth, Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment,...
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The North British review

1852 - 620 pages
...rightly, by Tennyson, or even, except for ridicule, by Wordsworth. " Tell me not in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul is dead...the soul. " Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destin'd end or way ; But to act that each to-morrow Find us further than to-day. " Art is long and...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: To the Middle of the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1852 - 588 pages
...HAN SAID TO TEX MttlOR Tin me not, in mournful numbers, Life is bat an empty dream ! For the suol U dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem....and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. Art is long, and -Time is fleeting, And our hearts,...
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Cottage verse; a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, ed. by J. Jones

Cottage verse, Joseph Jones - 1852 - 296 pages
...are dashed in the tide. Sound the loud timbrel &c. 234. Human Life. Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul is dead...not its goal : Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken to the soul. • Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act,...
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Choice descriptive poetry, selected by a lady

Choice descriptive poetry - 1852 - 112 pages
...mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not as they seem. Life is real ! Life is earnest ! And the...and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act that each to-morrow Find us further than to-day. Trust no future, howe'er pleasant ! Let the dead...
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