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" Come, let us go while we are in our prime; And take the harmless folly of the time. We shall grow old apace, and die Before we know our liberty. Our life is short, and our days run As fast away as does the sun; And, as a vapour or a drop of rain, Once... "
Hesperides: or, Works both human an divine of Robert Herrick - Page 55
by Robert Herrick - 1885 - 316 pages
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Heroes of literature, English poets

John Dennis - 1883
...wooed and plighted troth, adding, with his customary and, as he deems it, conclusive argument " Then, while time serves, and we are but decaying, Come, my Corinna, come, let's go a-Maying." Old and obsolete customs live once more on the pages of Herrick. One of these was to dress up the "...
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Heroes of Literature: English Poets. A Book for Young Readers

John Dennis - Poets, English - 1883 - 406 pages
...wooed and plighted troth, adding, with his customary and, as he deems it, conclusive argument " Then, while time serves, and we are but decaying, Come, my Corinna, come, let's go a-Maying." Old and obsolete customs live once more on the pages of Herrick. One of these was to dress up the "...
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Hesperides, Or Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - 1884 - 319 pages
...Once lost, can ne'er be found again; So when or you or I are made A fable, song, or fleeting shade, Lies drowned with us in endless night. Then while...decaying, Come, my Corinna, come, let's go a-Maying. All love, all liking, all delight On Julia's Breath. BREATHE, Julia, breathe, and I'll protest, Nay...
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London Society, Volume 45

James Hogg, Florence Marryat - Fiction - 1884
...in the lmes : * Come, let us go while we are in our prime, And take the Harmless folly of the time. Then, while time serves, and we are but decaying, Come, my Corinna, let's go a-maying.' ми to lustify Pope's line : and the homely rural mind. It have existed a...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1886 - 346 pages
...you or I are made A fable, song, or fleeting shade ; All love, all liking, all delight Lies drown'd with us in endless night. Then while time serves,...are but decaying, Come, my Corinna ! come, let's go a Maying. AJ. Herrick ccxciv A VISION I saw Eternity the other night, Like a great ring of pure and...
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Heroines of the Poets

English poetry - 1886 - 182 pages
...fable, song, or fleeting shade, All love, all liking, all delight, Lies drown'd with us in endlesse night. Then while time serves, and we are but decaying; Come, my Corinna, come, let's goe a Maying. SHAKESPEARE'S CORDELIA SHAKESPEARE S CORDELIA. && jr* KING LEAR. ACT I. SCENE I. Enter...
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The Rural Life of England, Volume 2

William Howitt - Country life - 1888 - 386 pages
...or you or I are made A fable, song, or fleeting shade; All love, all liking, all delight, Lie down with us in endless night. Then, while time serves,...are but decaying, Come, my Corinna, come, let's go a- Maying ! Such were the festivities of youth and nature to which our monarchs, especially Henry VIII.,...
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Lyra Heroica: A Book of Verse for Boys

William Ernest Henley - American poetry - 1891 - 364 pages
...eye, love's firmament: Many a jest told of the keys betraying This night, and locks picked: yet we're not a-Maying. Come, let us go, while we are in our...decaying, Come, my Corinna, come, let's go a-Maying. VIII TO ANTHEA WHO MAY COMMAND HIM ANYTHING BID me to live, and I will live Thy Protestant to be ;...
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Lyra Heroica: A Book of Verse for Boys

William Ernest Henley - English poetry - 1891 - 364 pages
...eye, love's firmament: Many a jest told of the keys betraying This night, and locks picked: yet we're not a-Maying. Come, let us go, while we are in our...decaying, Come, my Corinna, come, let's go a-Maying. viu TO ANTHEA WHO MAY COMMAND HIM ANYTHING BID me to live, and I will live Thy Protestant to be; Or...
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The Hesperides & Noble numbers, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - History - 1891
...locks pick'd, yet we're not a-Maying. Left to dream, ceased dreaming. Green-gown, tumble on the grass. Come, let us go while we are in our prime ; And take...decaying, Come, my Corinna, come, let's go a-Maying. 179. ON JULIA'S BREATH. BREATHE, Julia, breathe, and I'll protest, Nay more, I'll deeply swear, That...
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