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" Like to the falling of a star; Or as the flights of eagles are; Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue; Or silver drops of morning dew; Or like a wind that chafes the flood; Or bubbles which on water stood; Even such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight... "
New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British poets and ... - Page 376
by New elegant extracts - 1827
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The Quintessence of English Poetry, Or, a Collection of All the Beautiful ...

Thomas Hayward, William Oldys - English poetry - 1740
...foiling of a ftar, Or as the flights of eagles are ; Or like the frefh fpring's gawdy hue, * Or filver drops of morning dew ; Or like a wind that chafes the flood ; Or bubbles which on water flood ; Ev'n foch is man, whofe borrow'd light Is ftraight calFd in, and paid to night. The wind blows...
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A series of genuine letters between Henry and Frances [by R. and E. Griffith].

Richard Griffith, Elizabeth Griffith - 1766
...and as it is applicable to this Subject, I fhall endeavour to recollect it upon this Occafion. " Like to the Falling of a Star, " Or as the Flights of Eagles are ; " Or like the frefh Spring's gaudy Hue, " Or filver Diops of Morning Dew ; " Or like a Wind that chafes the Flood...
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Select Beauties of Ancient English Poetry, Volume 2

Henry Headley - English poetry - 1787
...of a ftarre ; a -' Or as the flights of Eagles are ; Or like the frelh Spring's gaudy hew: Or filver drops of morning dew ; Or like a wind .that chafes the flood ; Or bubbles which on water flood ; Even fuch is Man, whofe borrow'd light Js ftrcight call'd in, and paid to night. lie WmdlUwts...
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Select beauties of ancient English poetry, Volume 2

Henry Kett - English poetry - 1810
...To greatness, you must sleep among the dead *. Castara, by W. Habington, Edit. 1640. SIC VITA. IJIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles...chafes the flood ; Or bubbles which on water stood : Even such is man, whose borrow'd light Is strait call'd in, and paid to-night. The wind blows out...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper

Samuel Johnson - English poetry (Collections) - 1810
...Hymen praise. Who would then to one be bound, When so many may be found > OV THE I.TFE OF MAX. LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles...chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood : Kven such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight call'd in and paid tonight: The wind blowes out,...
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Select Beauties of Ancient English Poetry, Volume 2

Henry Kett - English poetry - 1810
...tread To greatness, you must sleep among the dead *. Cnstara, by W. Habington, Edit. 1640. SIC VITA. to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles...the fresh spring's gaudy hue ; Or silver drops of morniug dew ; Or like a wind that chafes the flood ; Or bubbles which on water stood : Even such is...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ...

George Ellis - English poetry - 1811
...stranger! Love's delight and sweetest bliss is Got with greatest danger. On the Life of Man. * LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles...flood, Or bubbles which on water stood,— E'en such is man—whose borrow'd light Is straight call'd in and paid to-night. The wind blows out, the bubble...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

...from the fact, that the gifted author's " star wa» shot," before he attained the age of thirty.] LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles...which on water stood: — E'en such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight called in and paid to-night: — The wind blows out, the bubble dies; The...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 45

Literary Criticism - 1839
...man's life as a loan of money called in and paid up on a very short notice. THE LIFE OF MAN. " Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles...chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood — F.'en such is man, whose borrowed light li straight called in and paid to-night. The wind blows...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English wit and humor - 1818
...intuitions a very close intimacy a= subsisting between them. SJC VITA. FROM DR. KINO'S POEMS, p. 130. Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are; Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue; Or rilver drops of morning dew; Or like a wind that chafes the flood ; Or bubbles which on waters stood...
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