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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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The Romance of Navigation: A Brief Record of Maritime Discovery from the ...

Henry Frith - 1893 - 312 pages
...declaration was made, and a most valuable plunder, including 122,000 pieces of gold, rewarded the captors. "Alas ! how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love," sang the poet, and though, perhaps, the plunder and its partition were no "light matters," the division...
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Werner's Readings and Recitations: World classics (1893)

1893
...is every heart's employ ? Where does the loved Sultana hide her brow, In melancholy stillness now ? Alas ! how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love ! A something light as air, a look, A word unkind or wrongly taken O love that tempests never shook,...
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The Pleasures of Life Complete

Sir John Lubbock - 1894 - 332 pages
...As you too shall adore, I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honor more." i 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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An English Grammar and Analysis: For Students and Young Teachers

G. Steel - 1894 - 300 pages
...now our fates from unmomentous things May rise like riven out of little springs. Campbell. (3) Alas ! how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love ! Tom Moore. (4) Are not both gainers when the heart's distress Is so divided that the pain, is...
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Thomas Moore's Complete Poetical Works

Thomas Moore - 1895 - 800 pages
...mirth brings out the young and fair, Does she, the fairest, hide her brow In melancholy stillness now ? 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...
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The Pleasures of Life, Complete

Sir John Lubbock - 1895 - 332 pages
...As you too shall adore, I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honor more." 1 And yet " Alas ! how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love 1 Hearts that the world in vain had tried, And sorrow but more closely tied, 1 Lovelace. That stood...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1896 - 772 pages
...alone. MOORE. For time will come, with all its blights, The ruin'd hope the friend unkind. 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 rough, Yet in a...
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Stories, Sketches and Studies

Harriet Beecher Stowe - 1896 - 463 pages
...poet that sum up so beautifully all he has been saying that he may be pardoned for closing with them. "Alas! how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love ; Hearts that the world has vainly tried, And sorrow but more closely tied; That stood the storm when waves were rough, Yet...
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Stories, sketches and studies

Harriet Beecher Stowe - 1896
...sum up so beautifully all he has been saying that he may be pardoned for closing with them. " Alas I how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love; Hearts that the world has vainly tried, And sorrow but more closely tied; That stood the storm when waves were rough, Yet...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

1896 - 1178 pages
...affront will stir the heart Through years of rankling pain. d. JEAN INOELOW Poems. Strife and Peace. Let those deplore their doom, Whose hope still grovels in this dark s I Hearts that the world in vain had tried, And sorrow but more closely tied ; That stood the storm...
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