George Lyttelton, 1st Baron Lyttelton Quote

Alas! by some degree of woe
We every bliss must gain;
The heart can ne'er a transport know
That never feels a pain.


Song; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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Alas! by some degree of woe We every bliss must gain; The heart can ne'er a transport know That never feels a pain.

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Alas! by some degree of woe We every bliss must gain; The heart can ne'er a transport know That never feels a pain.

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Alas! by some degree of woe We every bliss must gain; The heart can ne'er a transport know That never feels a pain.

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Alas! by some degree of woe We every bliss must gain; The heart can ne'er a transport know That never feels a pain.