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" A MIGHTY pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that pain to miss ; But, of all pains, the greatest pain It is to love, but love in vain. "
Notes and Queries - Page 363
1857
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Anthologia Anglica, a new selection from the English poets from Spenser to ...

Anthologia Anglica - 1873
...wise withal, Epicurean animal !) Satiate with thy summer feast, Thou retir'st to endless rest. GOLD. A MIGHTY pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that pain to miss, But of all pain the greatest pain It is to love, but love in vain. Virtue now nor noble blood, Nor wit, by love...
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Gleason's Monthly Companion, Volume 2

1873
...who had escaped her blandishments. Cenas, the venerable seer — the Phantom ot the Roman camp. GOLD. A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that pain to mis'; But of all pain, the greatest pain Is to love, but love in vain. Virtue now, nor noble blood,...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1875 - 772 pages
...COWLEY. Still new favourites she chose, Till up in arms my passion rose, And cast away her yoke. COWLEY. A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that...the greatest pain It is to love and love in vain. COWLEY: Anaereon. Thou know'st a face in whose each look Beauty lays ope love's fortune-book ; On whose...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace Their Sources, Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1875 - 864 pages
...creature drink but I ? Why, man of morals, tell me why? md. A mighty pain to love it is, And 't is a pain that pain to miss ; But of all pains, the greatest pain It is to love, but love in vain. Cold. 1 For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, He can't be wrong whose life...
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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - 1876
...now to lake Of little life the best to make. And manage wisely the lost stake A MIGHTY pain to love U t of onus. In what he counsels, and in what excels. pair. It is to love, but love in vain. Virtue now, nor noble blood. Nor wit, by love is understood...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1878 - 772 pages
...COWLEY. Still new favourites she chose, Till up in arms my passion rose, And cast away her yoke. COWLEY. A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that...the greatest pain It is to love and love in vain. CoWLEY : Anacreon. Thou know'st a face in whose each look Beauty lays ope love's fortune-book ; On...
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Ethel Vivian's experience of the world

mrs. Woodward - 1878
...pains to impart. CHAPTEE XXI. A PEOPOSAL AND ITS RESULT. "Pray you, my lord, withdraw your suit." " A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that pain to miss ; But of all pain, the greatest pain Is to love, but love in vain." ABRAHAM COWLET. WE must now return to Edith,...
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Dead lilies, ed. by mrs. Henry Kingsley, Volume 2

Cecil Haselwood - 1879
...love you ? Jack, Jack ! I am thine only — only — only — now and for evermore ! CHAPTEE XIX. " A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that...the greatest pain It is to love, and love in vain." I, ALEXANDEB JONES, cross the fields once more to the cottage, to the home of her I love, and ever...
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Second Thoughts, Volume 1

Rhoda Broughton - 1880 - 278 pages
...now and then letting the full moon look whitely through, and again peevishly hiding her. CHAPTER VII. "A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that pain to miss; But of all pain the greatest pain It is to love and love in vain. " UNDERFOOT and all around it is wet — oh,...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - 1880 - 1065 pages
...Mariage à la Mode, Act ¡i. Se. 1. DRYDEN'. LOVK'S РЛ1К8. A mighty pain to love it is, And Ч is rent in blood, Or else misgrafTed in respect of years ; Or els h is li love, but love in vain. GoU. _. A. COWLEY. The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love ; The...
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