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" Then the mortal coldness of the soul like death itself comes down ; It cannot feel for others' woes, it dare not dream its own ; That heavy chill has frozen o'er the fountain of our tears, And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. "
The woman of genius [by mrs. Ross]. - Page 197
by mrs. Ross - 1821
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Mrs. Greville, Volume 1

Ursula (pseud.) - 1874
...night has come, " And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears: Though wit may flow from fluent lips, and mirth distract the breast Through...yield no more their former hope of rest, 'Tis but as ivy leaves around the ruined turret wreath, All green and wildly fresh without, but worn and gray CHAPTER...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...frozen o'er the fountain of our tears, And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. Though wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract...rest, 'Tis but as ivy-leaves around the ruin'd turret wreathe, All green and wildly fresh without, but worn and gray beneath. O could I feel as I have felt,...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1875 - 332 pages
...the fountain of our tears, And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. TKough wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract...rest ; Tis but as ivy-leaves around the ruin'd turret wreathe, All green and wildly fresh without, but worn and gray beneath. As springs in deserts found...
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A dictionary of poetical illustrations

Robert Aitkin Bertram - 1877
...frozen o'er the fountain of ou tears, And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. nake, prevent. — Builf. When men of infamy to grandeur...They light a torch to show their shame the more. rv.inM turret wrrr': •. All green and wildly fresh without, but worn ┐: a grey beneath. О could...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1878 - 772 pages
...frozen o'er the fountain of our tears, And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. Though wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract...rest, 'Tis but as ivy-leaves around the ruin'd turret wreathe, All green and wildly fresh without, but worn and gray beneath. O could I feel as I have felt,...
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Macmillan's Reading Books

Readers - 1878
...frozen o'er the fountain of our tears, And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. Though wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract...rest; 'Tis but as ivy-leaves around the ruin'd turret wreathe, All green and wildly fresh without, but worn and grey beneath. Oh could I feel as I have felt,—or...
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Das italienische Volk im Spiegel seiner Volkslieder

Otto Badke - Folk songs, Italian - 1879 - 227 pages
...ewigen Hinund Herflattern im Genuss das Herz erkaltet und keine wahre Gluth mehr hegt noch hegen kann. 'Tis but as ivy-leaves around the ruin'd turret wreath, All green and wildly fresh without, but worn and gray beneath. Oh! could I feel as I have feit, or be what I have been, Or weep, as I could once have...
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Das italienische Volk im Spiegel seiner Volkslieder

Otto Badke - Folk songs, Italian - 1879 - 227 pages
...HinHerflattern im Genuss das Herz erkaltet und keine wahre Gluth mehr hegt noch hegen kann. 'Tis but ńs ivy-leaves around the ruin'd turret wreath, All green and wildly fresh without, but wom and gray beneath. Oh! could I feel ńs I have feit, or be what I have been, Or weep, ńs I could...
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The English Poets: Wordsworth to Dobell

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...frozen o'er the fountain of our tears, And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. Though wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract...and wildly fresh without, but worn and grey beneath. Oh could I feel as I have felt, — or be what I have been, Or weep as I could once have wept o'er...
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Wordsworth to Dobell

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...frozen o'er the fountain of our tears, And though the eye may sparkle still, 'tis where the ice appears. Though wit may flash from fluent lips, and mirth distract...and wildly fresh without, but worn and grey beneath. Oh could I feel as I have felt, — or be what I have been, Or weep as I could once have wept o'er...
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