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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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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...sun-woven wing, And dimpled thy cheek like the roses of spring. MRS. OSOOOD. 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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Lectures to Young Men on Their Moral Dangers & Duties

Abiel Abbot LIVERMORE - Conduct of life - 1847 - 160 pages
...by a distinguished American poet, ought to be familiar to all. It is entitled " The Psalm of Life ; what the heart of the young man said to the Psalmist." "Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life i8 but an empty dream ! For the soul is dead that slumbers, And thjngs are not what they seem. " Life...
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Church Sunday school magazine, Volumes 3-4

1849
...hath not. —St. Jerome. LIFE. TELL me not in mournful numbers, " Life is lui t an empty dream ; That the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not...its goal; "Dust thou art, to dust returnest," Was not spoken of the soul. And enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end and way; And to act that...
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Guy's learner's poetic task book, a selection from the modern British poets

Joseph Guy - 1849
...What the heart of the young man said to the Psalmist. PROFESSOR 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! 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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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1908
...and fourth lines of the first verse of Longfellow's ' 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. (a) Are lines 3 and 4 a continuation of the " mournful numbers," which the poet is about to controvert...
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The Primitive Church Magazine, Volume 7

Primitive Baptists - 1850
...the Lord, forasmuch as we know that our labour is not in vain in the Lord. " Tell us not in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ; For the soul...not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of tho soul. Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act that...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 20

1850
...beauty, besides inculcating a philosophy we may all study with advantage : — " A PSALM OF LIFE. " What the heart of the young man said to the Psalmist....that 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,...
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Specimens of some of the printing types for book-work, used in the office of ...

Reed and Pardon - 1850
...saim of lift. WHAT ТИК 11КЛПТ OF THE YOUNO MAN SAID TO THE I'SAUIIbT. 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 enjoyment,...
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North American Second Class Reader: The Fourth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - Readers - 1850 - 276 pages
...syllables. BIVOUAC ; blv'oo-iVk ; required by the metre to be in three syllables. TELL me not, in mournful numbers, " Life is but an empty dream ! " For the...slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is reaZ ! life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal ; " Dust thou art, to dust returnest," Was not...
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The garland; or, Poetry for childhood and youth

Garland - 1850
...of sin and sorrow, Would bring thee nigh. Tell me not in mournful numbers ' Life is but a troubled dream,' For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things...what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; ' Dust thou art, to dust retuinest,' Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment,...
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