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" Alas! — how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love ! Hearts that the world in vain had tried, And sorrow but more closely tied ; That stood the storm, when waves were rough, Yet in a sunny hour fall off, Like ships that have gone... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 504
1817
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"Elocutionary Manual."

Alexander Melville Bell - 1887 - 240 pages
...night, And his affections dark as Erebus : Let uo such man be trusted. MUTABILITY OF LOVE.—Moore. Alas! how light a cause may move Dissension between...hearts that love !— Hearts that the world in vain had tried, And sorrow but more closely tied! That stood the storm —when waves were roughYet, in a...
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Voice Culture and Elocution

William T. Ross - 1887 - 320 pages
...painful shame, will burn thy cheek, Than now heats mine with anger. Thalaba the Destroyer. Southey. 20. Alas ! how light a cause may move Dissension between...hearts that love ! — Hearts that the world in vain had tried, And sorrow but more closely tied ! That stood the storm — when waves were rough — Yet,...
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Everyday Christian Life, Or, Sermons by the Way

Frederic William Farrar - 1887 - 308 pages
...does, in such cases, brutalism succeeds to cruelty. But even short of these immeasurable calamities — Alas ! how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love ! Hearts that the world in vain had tried And sorrow but more closely tied ; That stood the storm when waves were rough, Yet, in a...
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"Manners Makyth Man".

Edward John Hardy - 1887 - 285 pages
...and more nervous and combative, as the animal instinct of self-will grows stronger and stronger. " Alas ! how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love," when the noble quality of firmness is in this way misapplied. We might mention innumerable instances...
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The Pleasures of Life: Pt. II.

Sir John Lubbock - 1889 - 280 pages
...how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love ! Hearts that the world in vain had tried, And sorrow but more closely tied, That stood...when waves were rough, Yet in a sunny hour fall off, 1 Lovelace. Like shipa that have gone down at sea, When heaven was all tranquillity." l For love is...
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The Pleasures of Life: Pt. II.

Sir John Lubbock - 1889 - 280 pages
...As you too shall adore, I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." * And yet " Alas ! how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love ! Hearts that the world in vain had tried, And sorrow but more closely tied, That stood the storm, when waves were rough, Yet in a...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations, English and Latin: With an Appendix ...

1889 - 899 pages
...with brother spake; no word When they met in the way. fc. JEAN INGELOW— Poeml. Strife awl Peace. Alas! how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love! Hearts that the world in vain had tried, And sorrow but moro closely tied; That stood the storm when waves were rough, Tet in a sunny...
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Between Two Loves

Amelia E. Barr - 1889 - 311 pages
...and a true affection without some lingering looks backward. CHAPTER II. THE BEGINNING OF STRIFE. " Alas ! how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love." "O woman, in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the...
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Echoes of Life: Or, Beautiful Gems of Poetry & Song. A Choice Collection of ...

Mrs. Grace Townsend - 1890 - 557 pages
...Alfred Tennyson. ( The Princess.) Alas! How Light a Cause May Move. [From " The Light of the Harem."] ALAS ! how light a cause may move Dissension between...fall off, Like ships that have gone down at sea, When heaven was all tranquility ! A something light as air, — a look, A word unkind or wrongly taken,—...
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Voice Culture and Elocution

William T. Ross - 1890 - 364 pages
...light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love ! — Hearts that the world in vain had tried, And sorrow but more closely tied ! That stood...off; — Like ships that have gone down at sea, When heaven was all tranquillity ! A something, light as air — a look, A word unkind, or wrongly taken...
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