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" Wer't in mortal's power to do.) She doth tell me where to borrow Comfort in the midst of sorrow ; Makes the desolatest place To her presence be a grace ; And the blackest discontents Be her fairest ornaments. "
The uncompleted edition of Wither's poems, ed. by J.M. Gutch. 4 vols - Page 165
by George Wither - 1622
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The Annual Review and History of Literature, Volume 2

1804 - 994 pages
...those groves Where the shepherds chant their loves, And the lasses more excel Than the sweet-voiced Philomel ; Though of all those pleasures past Nothing...remembrance, poor relief, That more makes than mends mv grief; She's my mind's companion stilf, Maugrc Jinvy's evil will. Whence she should be driven too,...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1805 - 908 pages
...keeps many cares away. Though I miss the flowery fields, With those sweets the spring tide yields ; Though I may not see those groves, Where the shepherds...Maugre Envy's evil will : Whence she should be driven to, Wer't in mortals power to do. She doth tell me where to borrow Comfort in the midst of sorrow ;...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1815 - 470 pages
...those sweets the spring tide yields ; Though I may not see those groves, Where the shepherds chauut their loves. And the lasses more excel Than the sweet-voic'd...Maugre Envy's evil will : Whence she should be driven to, Wer"t in mortals power to do. 303 She doth tell me where to borrow. Comfort in the midst of sorrow...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1815 - 476 pages
...keeps many cares away. Though I miss the flowery fields, With those sweets the spring tide yields ; Though I may not see those groves, Where the shepherds...Remembrance, poor relief. That more makes than mends iy grief: She's my mind's companion still, Maugre Envy's evjl will : Whence she should be driven...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 5

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819 - 440 pages
...those groves, Where the shepherds ehaunt their loves, And i IK- lasses more exeel Than the sweet-voie'd Philomel ; Though of all those pleasures past, Nothing now remains at last, But remembranee, poor relief, That more makes than mends my grief : She's my mind's eompanion still, Maugre...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 7

1823 - 428 pages
...With those sweets the springtide yields, Though I may not see those groves, Where the shepherds chant their loves, And the lasses more excel Than the sweet-voic'd...companion still, Maugre Envy's evil will. (Whence she would be driven, too, Were't in mortal's power to do.) She doth tell me where to borrow Comfort in...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 7

1823 - 428 pages
...those groves, Where the shepherds chant their loves, And the lasses more excel Than the sweet- voic'd Philomel. Though of all those pleasures past, Nothing...companion still, Maugre Envy's evil will. (Whence she would be driven, too, Were't in mortal's power to do.) She doth tell me where to borrow Comfort in...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 600 pages
...those groves, Where the shepherds ehaunt their loves, And the lasses more exeel Than the sweet-voieed Long lash'd by the rude winds : some rift half down Their branehless trunks ; remembranee (poor relief) That more makes than mends my grief; She's my mind's eompanion still, Maugre...
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Reuben Apsley, Volume 2

Horace Smith - 1827 - 386 pages
...prison, and with a heavy heart heard the great gates closed behind him. CHAPTER VI. " Though of all these pleasures past, Nothing now remains at last, But remembrance,...poor relief ! That more makes than mends my grief, She 's my minds companion still, Maugre Envy's evil will. She doth tell me where to borrow Comfort...
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Reuben Apsley. By the author of Brambletye house

Horace Smith - 1827 - 1150 pages
...heavy heart heard the great gates closed behind him. REUBEN APSLEY. CHAPTER VL " Though of till these pleasures past, Nothing now remains at last, But remembrance,...poor relief ! That more makes than mends my grief, She 's my minds companion still, Maugre Envy's evil will. She doth tell me where to borrow Comfort...
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