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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, "
Elocution: Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ... - Page 103
by C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 320 pages
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 43

1844
...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 enjoyment and not...destined end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. Art is long, and time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 12

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint - 1838
...Welcome, friend.' WHIT Ts HEART O THE Y OU NO MAN SAID TO THE PSALMIST. TKLL me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul...that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. n. Life is real life is earnest And the grave is not its goal : Dust thou art, to dust returnee!,...
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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1839 - 144 pages
...! A PSALM OF LIFE. WHAT THE HURT OT THE YOUJTO Mil! >11D TO THE PIALWI9T. 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 returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment,...
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The North American Review, Volume 50

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1840
...how rare is it to find poetry to compare with this of the " Psalm of Life." "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 returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. " Not enjoyment,...
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The North American Review, Volume 50

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1840
...how rare is it to find poetry to compare with this of the " Psalm of Life." "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 returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. " Not enjoyment,...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 28

1840
...A PSALM OF LIFE. " What the heart of the young man said to the Psalmist. " Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream ! For the soul...they seem. " Life is real ! life is earnest ; And the grave is not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. " Not enjoyment,...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 10; Volume 28

1840
...Life is real ! life is earnest ; And the grave is not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. " Not enjoyment, and not...destined end or way ; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. " Art is long, and time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and...
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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1840 - 144 pages
...thrice-prayed for! the most fair! The best-beloved Night ! 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. L;fe is real ! Life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust returnest,...
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The Northern Light, Volume 4

1844
...it can bear a rival's failure without triumph. Life IB real ! Life is earnest, And the grave ls not its goal ; Dust thou art, to dust retumest, Was not...that each to-morrow, Finds us farther than to-day. LONGFELLOW. To a Streamlet. BY THKODORG T. LAKE. Again thy verdant banks I greet, Adorned with blooming...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1842 - 468 pages
...LONGFELLOW. A PSALM OF LIFE. WHAT THE HEART Or THE TOONO HAN SAID TO TH* PSALMIST. 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 returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment,...
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