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" Nor ease, nor peace, that heart can know, That, like the needle true, Turns at the touch of joy or woe; But, turning, trembles too. "
The Poetical Calendar: Containing a Collection of Scarce and Valuable Pieces ... - Page 77
by Francis Fawkes - 1763
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and ..., Volume 5

1763 - 552 pages
...no kind return in love, No tempting charm to pleafe ; Far from that heart fuch gifts remove, Which fighs for peace and eafe. Nor eafe, nor peace, that heart can know, ~ That like the needle true, Tarns at the touch of joy or woe, But, turning, trembles too. * For as diftrefs the foul can wound,...
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The effusions of friendship and fancy, letters [by J. Langhorne].

John Langhorne - 1766 - 188 pages
...of the curiofa fetid t as, than the following ftanza : Nor peace nor eafe the heart can know, Which, like the needle true, Turns at the touch of joy or woe, But, turning, trembles too. A fine A fine imagination and a fenfible heart generally go together, of which nothing can be a ftronger...
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A Collection of the Most Esteemed Pieces of Poetry, that Have Appeared for ...

Moses Mendez - 1770 - 334 pages
...gifts remove, That fighs for peace and eafe. F 4 Nor Nor peace nor eafe the heart can know, Which, like the needle true, Turns at the touch of joy or woe, But, turning, trembles too. Far as diftrefs the foul can wound, 'Tis pain in each degree : 'Tis blifs but to a certain bound ; Beyond...
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Annual Register, Volume 13

Edmund Burke - 1771 - 590 pages
...that heart fuch gifts remove, Which fighs for peace and eafe. Nor eafe, nor peace, that heart Ťan know. That, like the needle true, Turns at the touch of joy or woe, But, turning, trembles too. For as diilrefs the foul can wound, 'Tis plain in each degree; Blifs goes but to a certain bound, Beyond...
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Essays from The Batchelor, in Prose and Verse by the Authors of the Epistle ...

1773 - 306 pages
...heart fuch gifts remove That ftghs for pe^ce and eafe. Nor eafe nor peace the heart can know, Which, like the needle true, Turns at the touch of joy or woe, But, turning, trembles too, Far Far as diftrefs the foul can wound-, 'Tis pain in each degree : Blifs goes but to a certain bound :...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 48

1773 - 614 pages
...beautiful image, in Mrs. Greville's ode to Indifference, where (he fays that her heart —..• ' " - like the needle true, Turns at the touch of joy, or woe, But, turning, trembles too we find Jn that poem in Cowley's Miftrefs, called, Refthed tf te beloved t The needle trembles fo,...
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The Batchelor: Or Speculations of Jeoffry Wagstaffe, Esq. Vol. III.

1773 - 380 pages
...remove That fighs for peace and cafe. • . Nor eafe nor peace the heart can know> Which, like ihe needle true, Turns at the touch of joy or woe, But; turning, trembles too. * Far as diftrefs the foul can wound, 'Tis pain in each degree : Blifs goes but to a certain bound: Beyond is...
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Poems by the most eminent ladies of Great Britain and Ireland. Re-publ. from ...

Poems - 1775 - 518 pages
...pleafe ; Far from the heart thofe gifts remove, That figh for peace and eafej! Nor peace, nor eafe, the heart can know, That, like the needle true, Turns...of joy or woe ; But, turning, trembles too. Far as diftrefs the foul can wound, 'Tis pain in each degree : 'Tis blifs but to a certain bound ; Beyond,...
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The Correspondents, an Original Novel: In a Series of Letters

Correspondents - 1775 - 314 pages
...predominate, and verify thefe elegant and often-quoted lines : Nor peace nor eafe the heart can know, Which like the needle true, Turns at the touch of joy or woe, But turning, trembles too. But the principal inconveniences of ftrong fenfibility are the abfurdities of conduct it gives rife...
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Poems on Various Subjects; Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue: And ...

1780 - 226 pages
...heart thofe gifts remove, That fighs for peace and eafe. Nor peace nor eafe the heart can know, Which, like the needle true, Turns at the touch of joy or woe. But, turning, trembles too. Far as diftrefs the foul can wound, 'Tis pain in each degree: 'Tis blifs but to a certain bound; Take then...
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