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" Mourning As virtuous men pass mildly away, And whisper to their souls to go, Whilst some of their sad friends do say 'The breath goes now,' and some say 'No'; So let us melt, and make no noise, No tear-floods nor sigh-tempests move; 'Twere profanation... "
The Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Hebert, and Sanderson - Page 55
by Izaak Walton - 1832
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 23-24

John Bell - 1799 - 402 pages
...wish, and adore, But after one such love can love no more. Jo 33 A VALEDICTION, FoRRIDDING MOURNING. As virtuous men pass mildly' away, And whisper to their souls to go, VVhiUt some of their sad friends do say Now his breath goes, and some say No : So let us melt, and...
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Bishop Jewel. Bernard Gilpin. Richard Hooker. Archbishop Whitgift. John ...

1810 - 594 pages
...say, that none of the Greek or Latin poets did ever equal A VALEA VALEDICTORT, FORBIDDING TO MOUKN'. As virtuous men pass mildly away, And whisper to their...some say no : So let us melt, and make no noise; No winds-sighs, or tear-floods us move ; Twere profanation of our joys, To tell the laity our love. Movings...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 728 pages
...And whisper to their souls to go, Whilst some of their sad friends do say, " Now his breath goes," and some say, " No/ So let us melt, and make no noise, No tear-floods, nor sigh-tempests move, 'T were profanation of our joys To tell the laity our love. Moving...
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The Lives of Dr. John Donne; Sir Henry Wotton; Mr. Richard Hooker; Mr ...

Izaak Walton, Thomas Zouch - 1817 - 822 pages
...As virtuous men pass niilcHy away, And whisper to their souls to go, While tame of their sad friend* do say, The breath goes now; and some say— No :...melt and make no noise ; No wind-sighs or tear-floods u* move : 'Twere profanation of our joys, To tell the laity cur lore. Movings of the earth cause liormi...
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Mandeville: A Tale of the Seventeenth Century in England, Volume 2

William Godwin - 1817 - 342 pages
...beautiful lines of Donne : Thus — vertuous men pass mildly away, And whisper to their souls to go : While some of their sad friends do say, The breath goes now ; and some say, No. Audley Mandeville was certainly not the most useful of mankind. He was engaged in no illustrious acts,...
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Retrospective Review, Volume 8

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1823 - 402 pages
...poet. Perhaps the piece itself will explain better what we mean, than any thing we could say of it. " As virtuous men pass mildly away, And whisper to their...some say, no ; So let us melt, and make no noise, No tear-floods, nor sigh-tempests move ; 'Twere profanation of our joyes To tell the laity our love. Moving...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 8

Henry Southern - 1823 - 398 pages
...poet. Perhaps the piece itself will explain better what we mean, than any thing we could say of it. " As virtuous men pass mildly away, And whisper to their...say, no ; * • So let us melt, and make no noise, No tear-floods, nor sigh-tempests move ; 'Twere profanation of our joyes To tell the laity our love. Moving...
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The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr ...

Izaak Walton - 1824 - 422 pages
...say, that none of the Greek or Latin poets did ever equal them. A VALEDICTION, FORBIDDING TO MOURN. AS virtuous men pass mildly away, And whisper to their...make no noise; No wind-sighs or tear-floods us move; 1Twere profanation of our joys, To tell the laity our love. Movings of th' earth cause harms and fears...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Walton's Lives

1832 - 336 pages
...say, that none of the Greek or Latin poets did ever equal them. "A VALEDICTION, FORBIDDINO TO MOURN. " As virtuous men pass mildly' away, And whisper to..., Whilst some of their sad friends do say, , ' The hreath goes now ; ' and some say, ' No : ' " So let us melt and make no noise ; No wind-sighs or tear-floods...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - 1832 - 1022 pages
...faith and lore are two. Sad faith ! "1'i- loss Indeed, the loss of faith. JOHN DONNE. THE FAKE WELL. AB virtuous men pass mildly away, And whisper to their...to go; Whilst some of their sad friends do say, The breatli goes now — and some say, no; So let us melt and make no noise, ISo tear-floods, nor sigh-tempests...
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