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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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Voice Culture and Elocution

William T. Ross - 1890 - 364 pages
...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 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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The Pleasures of Life ...

Sir John Lubbock - 1890
...As you too shall adore, I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." l 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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Echoes of Life Or, Beautiful Gems of Poetry and Song: A Choice Collection of ...

Grace Townsend - 1891 - 556 pages
...touch I yield; Ask me no more. —Alfred Tennyson. (The Princess.) Alas ! How Light a Cause May Move. ALAS! how light a cause may move Dissension between...when waves were rough, Yet in a sunny hour fall off, [From " The Light of the Harem."] Like ships that have gone down at sea, When heaven was all tranquility...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1891 - 1158 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...in a sunny hour fall off, Like ships that have gone clown at sea When heaven was all tranquillity. talla Rookh. The Liyht of the Ilnrem. Love on through...
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The Ralston brain regime

Everett Ralston - 1891 - 122 pages
...spring — wonderful — flower — December — June." The next selection is of a different nature : " Alas ! how light a cause | may move Dissension between...hearts that love ! | Hearts that the world in vain have tried, | And sorrow but more closely tied ! | That stood the storm — when waves were rough —...
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Sunshine in Life: Poems for the King's Daughters

1891 - 405 pages
...shows us worlds of light We never saw by day ! ALAS! HOW LIGHT A CAUSE MAY MOVE. Prom "LallaRookh." 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 Pleasures of Life: Part I and Part II.

Sir John Lubbock - 1891 - 479 pages
...As you too shall adore, I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honour more." l 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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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

1891 - 527 pages
...Dissembling courtesy ! how fine this tyrant Can tickle where she wounds ! Shakespeare. DISSENSION. EFFECT OF. 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 wore rough, Yet in a...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore: With the Life of the Author

Thomas Moore - 1892 - 552 pages
...move Dissension between hearts that love ! Hearts that the world in vain had tried, And sorrow hut more closely tied ; That stood the storm, when waves...fall 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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The Irish Monthly, Volume 20

1892
...as pretty as it might have been. However, here is one stanza I found like a diamond in tinsel : — 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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