There's not a string attuned to mirth
But has its chord in melancholy.

Thomas Hood

Ode to Melancholy

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Hood, Thomas. "Ode to Melancholy." The Plea of the Midsummer Fairies, Hero and Leander, Lycus the Centaur and other Poems. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green/E. Littell, 1827, st. 8.