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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, "
The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ... - Page 179
by William Draper Swan - 1845 - 484 pages
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The Rose of Sharon: A Religious Souvenir, Volume 1844

Sarah Carter Edgarton Mayo - American poetry - 1844
...sentiments, while her lips murmured the words of the beautiful " Psalm of Life : " " Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ; For the soul...that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, . la our destined end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Find...
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - American literature - 1844 - 428 pages
...LIFE. — HW LONGFELLOW, WHAT THE HEART OF THE YOUNG MAN SAID TO THE FSALJUiT. Tell me not, in mournful numbers, " Life is but an empty dream !" For the soul...that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. 6 Life is real ! Life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal; " Dust thou art, to dust returnest,"...
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Hymns and Anthems

William Johnson Fox - Hymns, English - 1845 - 107 pages
...They bear through every clime The harvests of all time, On, on, for ever ! TELL me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul...its goal ; " Dust thou art, to dust returnest," Was not spoken of the soul. Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime ; And, departing,...
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Elocution: Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...then look in outward nature, for a harmony agreeing with it ; but not before. Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life— is but an empty dream! For the soul...what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave— is not its goal; Dust thou art. to dust retumest, Was not spoken — of the soul. Not...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 384 pages
...of the earth. — Wirt. 723. LIFE IS REAL. Tel! me not — :n mournful number», Life — is but nn empty dream! For the soul is dead— that slumbers....what they seem. Life is real ! Life is earnest ! And the grave — is not its goal; Dust Ihou an, to dust returneet, Was not written—of the soul. But...
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The Floral Gift, from Nature and the Heart

Mary Chauncey - American poetry - 1846 - 128 pages
...very pretty, •ndpOsMMing valuable medicinal qualities. ENEBOY IN ADVEKSITT. TELL me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream, For the soul...they seem. Life is real — life is earnest—- And the grave is not its goal ! Dust thou art — to dust reiurnest— Was not spoken to the soul, Let...
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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 288 pages
...like a falling star ! Excelsior ! A PSALM OF LIFE. BY HENRY W. LONGFELLOW. Tell me not in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul...they seem. Life is real — life is earnest— And the grave is not its goal, I ust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment,...
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The Pioneer: Or, Leaves from an Editor's Portfolio

Henry Clapp - American literature - 1846 - 208 pages
...and fragrant gardens of the South. A PSALM OF LIFE. BY HENRY W. LON8FBLLOW. Tell "me not in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul...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...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - Elocution - 1847 - 322 pages
...acknowledge thy omnipotence. i,ESSON XXXIII. A Psalm of Life, — HW LONGFELLOW, TELL me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ; For the soul...what they seem. Life is real — life is earnest, But the grave is not its goal ; " Dust thou art — to dust returnest," Was not spoken of the soul....
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A Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts on Evry ...

1847 - 506 pages
...sun-woven wing, And dimpled thy cheek like the roses of spring. MRS. OSGOOD. 26. Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul...that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. HW LONGFELLOW. 27. A little nonsense, now and then, Is relish'd by the best of men. CHILDHOOD — YOUTH....
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