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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 Leisure Hour, Volume 2

William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens - Great Britain - 1853
...widely diffused amongst us ! " Tell me not in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream, For the seal is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. " Life is real ! — life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal ; Dost thon art, to dust retumest, Was not spoken of the soul. "Not enjoyment...
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Exercitationes iambicć; or Progressive exercises in Greek iambic verse

Edward Rupert Humphreys - 1854
...nor shall ever return again. EXERCISE II. " A Psalm of Life," by LONGFELLOW. 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 to the soul. Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way, But to act, that...
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The village bridal and other poems. Also, two lectures

James Henry Powell - 1854
...the aoul, he commences with the following lines :— "THE PSALM OF LIFE." " Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul...is not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, 112 " Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way ; But to act. that each to-morrow Find...
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Poems ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1854
...most fair, The best-beloved Night ! A PSALM OF LIFE. WHAT THS HE1RT OT -. TELL me not, in mournful numbers, " Life is but an empty dream ! " For the...what they seem. Life is real ! Life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal ; "Dust tliou art, to dust returnest," Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment,...
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The advanced prose and poetical reader, by A.W. Buchan

Alexander Winton Buchan - 1854
...Ear'nest, adj, Goal, n. Fleet'ing, part. Biv'ou-ac, n. Main, n. For-lorn', adj. TELL me not, in mournful numbers, " Life is but an empty dream !" For the soul...not what they seem. Life is real ! Life is earnest I And the grave is not its goal ; " Dust thou art, to dust returnest" Was not spoken of the soul. Not...
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Hymn Book for Christian Worship

Chandler Robbins - Congregational churches - 1854 - 537 pages
...And peaceful is his end. 8 & 7s. M. 444 . LONGFELLOW. " Life is earnest." i TELL me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ; For the soul...that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. 311 2 Life is real ! life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest,...
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The Favourite

1854
...Life," he would never be forgotten while the English language would be remembered. A PSALM OF LIFE. WHAT THE HEART OF THE YOUNG MAN SAID TO THE PSALMIST. ' Tell me not in mournful numbers : Be not like dumb, driven cattle ! " Life i» but an empty dream !" | Be a hero in the strife ! For...
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Witham in olden time, two lectures

John Bramston - 1855
...But Longfellow's well-known lines must come to my aid and release you : — Tell me not in mournful numbers Life is but an empty dream ; For the soul...returnest Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment nnd not sorrow Is our destin'd end or way, But to act that eacb*to-morrovv Finds us farther than to-day....
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Poems, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855 - 927 pages
...A PSALM OF LIFE. »HAT THX HEART OF THE TOUKG MAS SAID TO THE MALMIIT. ^i. TELL me not, in mournful numbers, "Life is but an empty dream ! " For the soul...not its goal; "Dust thou art, to dust returnest," Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way j But to act, that each to-morrow Find us...
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The Defender

1855
...for duly estimating the proofs that the Gospel is in truth a divine message." A PSALM OF LIFE. WHAT THE YOUNG MAN SAID TO THE PSALMIST. TELL me not, in...what they seem. Life is real ! Life is earnest ! And the grave is not the goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not epoken of the soul. Not enjoyment,...
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