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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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Lancashire Poets: And Other Literary Sketches ; in a Series of Lectures (Dec ...

Thomas Costley - 1897 - 452 pages
...very much resembles one of Moore's more popular pieces on "The Instability of Friendship " : — " 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 ; 262 That stood the storm when waves were rough. Yet...
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Lancashire Poets: And Other Literary Sketches ; in a Series of Lectures (Dec ...

Thomas Costley - 1897 - 452 pages
...more popular pieces on " The Instability of Friendship " : — 262 That stood the storm when wavea were rough, Yet in a sunny hour fall off—- Like ships that have gone down at sea , When heaven is all tranquility ! A something light as air — a look — A word unkind or wrongly taken....
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Dictionary of Quotations: (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - 1897 - 510 pages
...Werter — 'tis sharper than the stings of death." F. REYNGLDS. Werter (Charlotte), Act I., Sc. II. uJ' Alas ! how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love I " T. MOORE. Lalla Rookli, IX. " Alas ! poor Yorick ! — I knew him, Horatio ; a fellow of infinite...
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The Cambrian, Volumes 18-19

1898
...move Dlssentkm between hearts that love; Heart which the world in vain had tried, And sorrow but mere closely tied; That stood the storm when waves were rough, Yet in sunny hours fall off, Like ships that have gone down at sea, When heaven was all tranquility." The...
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A Rational Grammar of the English Language

William Bramwell Powell, Louise Connolly - 1899 - 320 pages
...truth of a song 10. We the people of the United States do ordain and establish this Constitution 11. Alas how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love 12. When tillage begins other arts follow 13. Justice sir is the great interest of man on earth 14....
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The Wesleyan methodist association magazine, Volume 14

1851
...without any conceiv able, cause ; and there is no less truth than beauty in the language of the poet: " Alas! how light a cause may move Dissension between...Hearts that the world in vain has tried, And sorrow hut more closely tied, That stood the storm when waves were rough, Yet in a sunny hour fall off, Like...
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The Westminster Review, Volume 154

1900
...liable to fall into the error of introducing a similitude by attaching a context to it. Instance : " Alas ! how light a cause may move Dissension between hearts that love. Hearts that the world in vain had tried, And sorrow had more closely tied, That stood the storm when waves were rough Yet in a sunny...
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A Junior English Grammar ...

William Williamson - 1902
...— the tide is ebbing — I will speak. 6. Point out the subjects and objects in the following : — 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. 7. How do you decide whether a word is a preposition or...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 1158 pages
...to thee, Araby's danghter ! Thus warbled a Peri beneath the dark sea. ibid. Alas ! how light a canse 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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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 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...when waves were rough, Yet in a sunny hour fall off, MOORE. — DENMAN. — MOORE. — BROUGHAM. 527 Like ships that have gone down at sea When heaven was...
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