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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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Treasury of choice quotations

Treasury - History - 1869
...did creep, A little out, and then, As if they played at Bo-peep, Did soon draw in again.* OH herFeet. 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, f To the Virgins it mahe much of Time....
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A manual of English prosody

Robert Frederick Brewer - 1869
...when I sorrow most; "Tig better to have loved and lost, Than never to have loved at all. Tennyson. 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. HerricJc. The deil he could na scaith...
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Folia silvulae: sive, Eclogae poetarum Anglicorum in Latinum et ..., Volume 2

1870
...GOLDSMITH 78 Counsel to Girls /BATHER 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....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 is...
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Cathcart's Youth's Speaker

History - 1871
...Ex. 107. TIME. Herrick. ATHEE ye rosebuds as 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 'a to setting. The age is best which...
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A library of poetry and song: being choice selections from the best poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1872 - 789 pages
...heneo. ЗНЛК5ГЕЛКЕ. TIME. GATHER ye rosebuds as ye may, Old Time is still a flying ; And this er presume, Through her quaint alembic strain, Noue so sovereign tho sun, The higher he 'sa getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he 's to setting. The...
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Aphorisms on the mental culture and training of a child

Pye Henry Chavasse - 1872
...of the present gratification, and the present enjoyment : he might truly say with the poet : " 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." Hcrrick. 234. Path of Duty. ...
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She was young and he was old, by the author of 'Lover and husband'.

Mrs. Molesworth - 1872
...I've had a very pleasant evening, and I approve of the new tenants of The Feathers immensely, so " Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying ; And this same flower that smiles to-day, To-morrow may be dying." A good thing Horatia's out of earshot...
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Golden leaves from the works of poets and painters, ed. by R. Bell

Robert Bell - 1872
...prized, and worth but small; Little thou 'It love, or not at all. TO THE FAIR, TO MAKE MUCH OF TIME. 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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Anthologia Anglica, a new selection from the English poets from Spenser to ...

Anthologia Anglica - 1873
...schb'ne Zeit der jungen Liebe ! ' GATHER the rosebuds, while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying, And this same 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. That age is best which is the...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1873
...thce hence. SHAKESPEARE. TIME. GATHER ye rosebuds as ye may, Old Time is still a flying ; And this ith me, in fine, In the new life come in the old one's...stead. I have lived, I shall say, so mach since t 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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