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I cannot sing the old songs Though well I know the tune, Familiar as a cradle-song With sleep-compelling croon; Yet though I'm filled with music, As choirs of summer birds, I cannot sing the old songs-- I do not know the words. (Quote by - Robert Jones Burdette)

We are tenting tonight on the old camp ground, Give us a song to cheer. (Quote by - Walter Kittridge)

Verse sweetens toil, however rude the sound; She feels no biting pang the while she sings, Nor as she turns the giddy wheel around, Revolves the sad vicissitudes of things. (Quote by - William Gifford)

The lively Shadow-World of Song. (Quote by - Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller)

Odds life! must one swear to the truth of a song? (Quote by - Matthew Prior)

Swans sing before they die 'twere no bad thing Should certain persons die before they sing. (Quote by - Hartley Coleridge)

Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. (Quote by - Percy Bysshe Shelley)

The morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy. (Quote by - Bible)

Everything ends with songs. (Quote by - Pierre Auguste Caron de Beaumarchais)

All this for a song. (Quote by - Lord William Cecil Burleigh)

And heaven had wanted one immortal song. (Quote by - John Dryden)

Now, good Cesario, but that piece of song, That old and antique song we heard last night. Methought it did relieve my passion much, More than light airs and recollected terms Of these most brisk and giddy-paced times. Come, but one verse. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

And so make life, death and that vast forever One grand, sweet song. (Quote by - Charles Kingsley)

A song will outlive all sermons in the memory. (Quote by - Henry Giles)

He play'd an ancient ditty long since mute, In Provence call'd, La belle dame sans merci. (Quote by - John Keats)

Songs consecrate to truth and liberty. (Quote by - Percy Bysshe Shelley)

God sent his Singers upon earth With songs of sadness and of mirth, That they might touch the hearts of men, And bring them back to heaven again. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

In the ink of our sweat we will find it yet, The song that is fit for men! (Quote by - Walter Kittridge)

And grant that when I face the grisly Thing, My song may trumptet down the gray Perhaps Let me be as a tune-swept fiddlestring That feels the Master Melody--and snaps. (Quote by - John Gneisenau Neihardt)

A song of hate is a song of Hell; Some there be who sing it well. Let them sing it loud and long, We lift our hearts in a loftier song: We life our hearts to Heaven above, Singing the glory of her we love, England. (Quote by - Helen Gray Cone)

Song forbids victorious deeds to die. (Quote by - Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller)

Unlike my subject, I will make my song. It shall be witty, and it shan't be long. (Quote by - Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth Earl of Chesterfield)

Listen to that song, and learn it! Half my kingdom would I give, As I live, If by such songs you would earn it. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be. (Quote by - Quintilian)

Sing a song of sixpence. (Quote by - Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher)


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