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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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Gems from the spirit mine. (League of univ. brotherhood).

Gems - 1851
...tempests wild are swelling, Flies to its haven of securest rest! Linger not long! ANON. A PSALM OF LIFE. What the heart of the young man said to the Psalmist....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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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...divided us, and 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...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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Readings in science and literature

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1851
...Romans were like brothers In the brave days of old. MACAULAY. A 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. 1 See note 3, p. 231. Life is real — Life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal; " Dust thou...
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The British Millennial Harbinger, Volume 5

Churches of Christ - 1852
...miraculous power, by which God gives evidence to this day of the divine mission of Christ." A PSALM OF LIFE. WHAT THE HEART OF THE YOUNG MAN SAID TO THE PSALMIST....what they seem. Life is real ! Life is earnest ! And the grave is not its gonl: " Bust thou art, to dust returnest," Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment,...
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Cottage verse; a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, ed. by J. Jones

Cottage verse - 1852
...thousands 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...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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Voices of the Night, and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1852 - 228 pages
...the most fair, The best-beloved Night. A PSALM OF LIFE. WHAT THE HKAKT OF THK YOUNC MAN SAID TO THK PSALMIST. TELL me not in mournful numbers, " Life...! " For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things arc not what they seem. Life is real ! Life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal ; " Dust thou...
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Fancies of a Whimsical Man

Frederic Townsend - American fiction - 1852 - 281 pages
...singing unto myself, the first and sixth verses 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. Trust no Future, howe'er pleasant, Let the dead Past bury its dead ! Act — act in the living Present...
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Choice descriptive poetry, selected by a lady

Choice descriptive poetry - 1852
...rainbow's lovely form, Evanishing amid the storm. ROBERT BURNS. LIFE IN EARNEST. TELL me not in 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 grave is not its goal ; " Dust thou art, to...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 27

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - American periodicals - 1852
...ridicule, by Wordsworth. " Tell me not in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! 1852.] [Oct., ber, it was in the bleak December, And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the iз earnest ! And (lie grave is not its goal ! Dust thou art, to dust veturnest, Was not spoken of...
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Selections from the Poets ...: For the Use of Schools

American poetry - 1852 - 183 pages
...hand upon thy mane — as I do here. Jl ^anlra of life. BY H. LONGFELLOW. TELL me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are riot what they seem. Life is real ! Life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal ; " Dust thou art,...
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