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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. "
The Blue Monday Book - Page 26
1905 - 53 pages
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Specimens of the British poets: with biographical and critical ..., Volume 1

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1853 - 716 pages
...anathemas.— O.] 284 286 SONO. GATHER ye rose-buds, while ye may, Old Time is etill a flying ; And this same flower that smiles to-day, To-morrow will be...dying. The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun, The higher he 'sa getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he 's to setting. The age is best which...
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The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1853
...OF THEIR TIME. GATHER the rosebuds — while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying, And this «ате flower that smiles to-day To-morrow will be dying....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. Then be not coy, but use your...
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Poets of England and America: being selections from the best authors of both ...

Biography & Autobiography - 1853 - 472 pages
...MACKAY. 20 GATHER YE HOSE-BUDS. GATHER ye Kose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying : And this same flower that smiles to-day, To-morrow will be...dying. The glorious Lamp of Heaven, the Sun, The higher he 'aa getting ; The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he 's to setting. That age is best, which...
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Reddenda; or, Passages with parallel hints for translation into Latin prose ...

Frederick Edward Gretton - 1853
...perpetual darkness, shall henceforth know still silence." TO THE VIBGINS, TO MAKE MUCH OF TIME. VII. 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. The glorious lamp of heaven, the Sun,...
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The retreat 'for talking age and whispering lovers made'.

Eliza Rooke - 1854 - 170 pages
...and eternity ; as equally our check, if we remember it watches over us." BALL-DRESS. 17 CHAPTER V. "Gather ye rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying ; And this same flower which smiles to-day, To-morrow may be dying." " I AM quite tired," said Laura, seating...
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Palæstra musarum; or, Materials for translation into Greek verse, selected ...

Benjamin Hall Kennedy - 1856
...Not of itself, but thee. 796. 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. 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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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 358 pages
...and then, As if they played at Bo-peep, Did soon draw in again. To the Virgins to make much of Time. Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying, And this same flower, that smiles to-day, To-morrow will be dying.* N!ght Piece to Julia. Her eyes the...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 2

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1857
...her up as in a tomb. SONG. Gather ye rosebuds, while ye may, Old Time is still a flying ; And this same flower that smiles to-day, To-morrow will be dying, The glorious lamp of heaven, the surf The higher he's a getting, The sooner will his race he run, The nearer he's to setting. The age...
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The Fraserian Papers of the Late William Maginn, LL. D.: Annotated, with a ...

William Maginn, Robert Shelton Mackenzie - Fiction - 1857 - 358 pages
...beginning " Wirasthru then my beautiful jewel," is not the potato. HERRICK LATINIZED. SONG. BY HERRICK. GATHER ye rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles to-day, To morrow may be dying. The glorious lamp of Heaven, the Sun,...
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Miscellaneous Writings of the Late Dr. Maginn, Volume 5

William Maginn - 1857
...beginning " Wirasthru then my beautiful jewel" is not the potato. HERRICK LATINIZED. SONG. BY HERBICK. GATHER ye rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles to-day, To morrow may be dying. The glorious lamp of Heaven, the Sun,...
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