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" The higher he's a-getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he's to setting. That age is best which is the first, When youth and blood are warmer; But being spent, the worse and worst Times still succeed the former. Then be not coy, but use... "
The King and the Commons: Cavalier and Puritan Song - Page 116
by Henry Morley - 1868 - 198 pages
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 3-4

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1807
...of his poetry jnay be acceptable. To e To the Virgins, to make much of lime. 1. Gather ye rose buds, while ye may ; Old Time is still a flying : And this same flower, that smiles to day, To morrow will be dying. 2. The glorious lamp of Heaven, the Sun, The higher he's a getting;...
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Accepted Addresses; Or, Proemium Poetarum: To which are Added, Macbeth ...

Parodies - 1813 - 195 pages
...come back a thousand-fold, God bless her! God bless all such as she." TIME. ROBERT HERRICK. Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a' flying;...dying. The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun, The higher he's a getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he's to setting. The age is best which...
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Musarum Deliciae: Or, the Muses Recreation, Contening Severall Pieces of ...

1817
...whilst you may, Old Time is still a flying ; And that same flower that smiles to day Too morrow may be dying. The glorious Lamp of Heaven, the Sun, The higher he is getting, The sooner will his race be run, And neerer to his setting. That Age is best which is the...
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Facetiae. Musarum deliciae: or, The muses recreation. Containing ..., Volume 2

Sir John Mennes, James Smith, Edward Du Bois, Thomas Park - English poetry - 1817
...whilst you may, Old Time is still a flying ; And that same flower that smiles to day Too morrow may be dying. The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun, The higher he is getting, The sooner will his race be run, And neerer to his setting. That age is best which is the...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror

1828
...fully shew All the yeere where cherries grow. To THE VIRGINS, TO MAKE MUCH OF TIIEIH TIME. iGather ye rosebuds, while ye may, Old Time is still a flying,...dying. The glorious lamp of heaven, the Sun, The higher he's a getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer be'* to setting. That age is best which...
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The Works of the British Poets, with Lives of the Authors, Volume 5

English poetry - 1819
...HERRICK. SONG. i . ; i-ui.u the rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a flying ; And this sme flower that smiles to-day To-morrow will be dying. The glorious lamp of heav'n, the sun. The higher he's a getting, The sooner will his raee be run. And nearer he's to setting....
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The Port Folio

Joseph Dennie, John Elihu Hall - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1821
...genuine descendant from that of Anacreon, as the following song will testify. Gather the rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a flying; And this same flower that smiles to-dav To-morrow will be dying. The glorious light of heav'n, the sun, The higher he's a getting, The...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British poets and ...

New elegant extracts - History - 1823
...me ; And hast command of every part, To live and die for thee. HERRICK. SONG TO THE VIRGINS. GATHER ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a flying...dying. The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun, The higher he's a getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he's to setting. That age is best which...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1823
...me ; And hast command of every part, To live and die for thee. HERRICK. SONG TO THE VIRGINS. GATHER ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a flying...dying. The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun, The higher he's a getting, The sooner will his race be run, That age is best which is the first, When youth and...
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The works of Robert Herrick [ed. by T. Maitland]. Repr, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - 1823
...Play ye at hide or seeke, I'm sure to find ye there. TO THE VIRGIN'S, TO MAKE MUCH OF TIME. GATHER ye rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a flying...dying. The glorious lamp of heaven, the Sun, The higher he's a getting, The sooner will his race be run, That age is best, which is the lir.it. When youth...
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