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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. "
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1857
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Best Thoughts of Best Thinkers: Amplified, Classified, Exemplified and ...

Hialmer Day Gould, Edward Louis Hessenmueller - 1904 - 643 pages
...is in the right. — Pope, Essay on Man, Ep. Ill, Line 306. 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. — Gold. Nothing is there to come, and nothing past, But an eternal now does always...
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Poems: Miscellanies, The Mistress, Pindarique Odes, Davideis, Verses Written ...

Abraham Cowley - 1905 - 466 pages
...Frigid One, • Cold frozen Loves with which I pirle> And parched Loves beneath the Line\ VII. Gold. A Mighty pain to Love it is, And 'tis a pain that...But of all pains the greatest pain It is to love, but love in vain. Virtue now nor noble Blood, Nor Wit by Love is understood, Gold alone does passion...
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Poems: Miscellanies, The Mistress, Pindarique Odes, Davideis, Verses Written ...

Abraham Cowley - 1905 - 466 pages
...the Frigid One, Cold frozen Loves with which I pine, And parched Loves beneath the Line. VII. Gold. A Mighty pain to Love it is, And 'tis a pain that...But of all pains the greatest pain It is to love, but love in vain. Virtue now nor noble Blood, Nor Wit by Love is understood, Gold alone does passion...
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Sweethearts Always: Poems of Love

Janet Madison - 1907 - 190 pages
...fancied treasure, it is love! Jonson. (Llw JJatu of law 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! Cowley. 43 '"TWIN stars, aloft in ether clear, * Around each other roll alway, Within...
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The Review of Reviews, Volume 36

William Thomas Stead - 1907
...to repeat" was called " The Greatest Pain :— A mighty pain to love it is, And yet a pain that love to miss ; But of all pains, the greatest pain It is to love, but love in vain ! Among the plays of Shakespeare, " Richard II." was a , special favourite with Whitman....
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn, Anna Lydia Ward - 1911 - 761 pages
...unhappiness is left to princes To marry blood. 2867 Beaumont and Fletcher: Maid in the Mill. Act ii. Sc. 2 A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that...But of all pains, the greatest pain It is to love, but love in vain. 2868 Cowley: Gold Love is maintain'd by wealth ; when all is spent, Adversity then...
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High School Exercises in Grammar

Maude Morrison Frank - 1911 - 198 pages
...money. 16 Striving to sing glad songs I but attain Wild discords sadder than Griefs saddest tune. 17 A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that pain to miss. 18 Aspiring to be angels, men rebel. 19 I will instruct my sorrows to be proud. 20 He doth nothing...
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Dollars and Sense: A Story in Four Acts

Otto J. Kraemer, Lester W. Humphreys - 1915 - 109 pages
...suffering as the conviction that the heart of the being whom we most tenderly love is estranged from us. "A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that...the greatest pain, It is to love and love in vain." (Enter Lord N.) Lord N. Ah! Frank. And how do you feel to-day, dear boy? Fr. I look well, thank you,...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...love! How a man may choose a Good Wife. Act I. 1. Attributed to JOSHUA COOKE in Diet, of Nat. Biog. 19 A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that pain to miss; But, of all pains, the greatest pain Is to love, but love in vain. ABRAHAM OOWI.EY — Trans, of Anacreontic Odes. 17/. Gold. (Anncreon...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - 1925 - 1100 pages
...touch. Mariafea la Mode, Act\\. Sf. I. DHYm.v LOVE'S PAINS. A miglity 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. C,ota. A. COWLEY. Tlio sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love ; The taint of earth,...
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