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" I told you so," Ulter'd by friends, those prophets of the past, Who, 'stead of saying what you now should do, Own they foresaw that you would fall at last, And solace your slight lapse 'gainst " bonos mores," With a long memorandum of old stories. "
Regimental Coventry; as it is at present acted upon in the British army - Page 525
by James Connell (army surgeon.) - 1837
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The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical ..., Volumes 3-4

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1825
...or bear not : T will teach discernment to the sensitive, And not to pour their ocean in a sieve. L. Of all the horrid, hideous notes of woe, Sadder than...or the midnight blast, Is that portentous phrase, 1 told you so, Utter'd by friends, those prophets of the past Who, 'stead of saying what you...
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The works of lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1826
...woe, Sadderthan owl-songsor theinidnightblast, Is lliiil portentous phrase, I told you so," Uttvr'd by friends, those prophets of the past. Who, 'stead...now should do, Own they foresaw that you would fall it hist, And solace your slight lapse 'gainst "uonos mores," With a long memorandum of old stories....
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 16

1848
...bearing in memory the vulgar caution that it is possible to laugh " at the wrong side of the mouth." " Of all the horrid, hideous notes of woe, Sadder than owl-songs or the midnight blast, Are these portentous words — ' I told you so.' " This is true ; nevertheless, on occasion, it is...
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Don Juan: In Sixteen Cantos

George Gordon Nol Byron - 1832 - 444 pages
...hideons notes of woo. Sadder than owl-songs or the midnight blast, Is that portentons phrase, "I told yon so," Utter'd by friends , those prophets of the past. Who, 'stead of saying what yon now should do, Own they foresaw that yon wonld fall at last. And solace yonr slight lapse 'gainst...
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Hunt's Yachting Magazine, Volume 3

1854
...woe, Sadder than owl-songs on tho midnight blast, la that portentous phrase, *I told you so,' Uttered by friends, those prophets of the past, Who 'stead of saying what yen now should do. Own the; foresaw that 700 would fall at last ; And solace your slight lapse 'gainst...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1855 - 570 pages
...horrid, hideous notes of woe, Sadder than owl-songs on the midnight blast, Is that portentous phrase, " / told you so," Utter'd by friends, those prophets of...Own they foresaw that you would fall at last, And solaee your slight lapse 'gainst " bonos mores," With a long memorandum of old stories. Byron's Don...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1855 - 576 pages
...notes of woe, Sadder than owl-songs on the midnight blast, Is that portentous phrase, " / told you io," Utter'd by friends, those prophets of the past, Who,...Own they foresaw that you would fall at last, And solaee your slight lapse 'gainst " bonos mores," With a long memorandum of old stories. Byron's Don...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1856 - 570 pages
...owl-songs on the midnight blast, Is that portentous phrase, " / told you so," Utter'd by friend.0, those prophets of the past, Who, 'stead of saying what you now should d Own they foresaw th,st you would fall at last, And solaee your slight lapse 'gainst " banos mon With...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 58

1865
...Consoling us with — " Would yon had thought twice ! Ah ! if you had but followed my advice !" * * * * Of all the horrid, hideous notes of woe, Sadder than...do, Own they foresaw that you would fall at last. Mrs. Beecher Stowe in the same breath with Byron is well-nigh enough to take that breath away; but...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1867 - 715 pages
...happy — need I now ? Byron, Giacur. Of all the horrid, hideous notes of woe, Sadder than owl-songs on the midnight blast, Is that portentous phrase, " I told you so," Utter'd oy friends, those prophets of the past, Who 'stead of saying what yon now should do, Own they foresaw...
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