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" Beauty is but a flower, Which wrinkles will devour: Brightness falls from the air; Queens have died young and fair; Dust hath closed Helen's eye; I am sick, I must die. Lord have mercy on us! "
A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes ; with Additional Notes ... - Page 67
by Isaac Reed, Robert Dodsley, Octavius Gilchrist, John Payne Collier - 1825
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...the world of mules there are no rules. NASHEThomas 1567-1601 8106 Summer's Last Will and Testament ordsworth Dust hath closed Helen's eye. I am sick. I must die. Lord have mercy on us. 8107 Summer's Last Will...
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Yeats's Poetry, Drama, and Prose: Authoritative Texts, Contexts, Criticism

William Butler Yeats, James Pethica - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 518 pages
...by Blake— The gay fishes on the wave when the moon sucks up the dew;'4 or these lines by Nash— 'Brightness falls from the air, Queens have died young and fair, Dust hath closed Helen's eye;'' or these lines by Shakespeare — Timon hath made his everlasting mansion Upon...
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The Celestial Twins: Poetry and Music Through the Ages

Henry Tompkins Kirby-Smith - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 328 pages
...will devour; Brightness falls from the air, Queens have died young and fair, Dust hath closed Helen s eye. I am sick, I must die. Lord, have mercy on us! Yvor Winters used to intone this poem with lugubrious four-beat regularity (except for the refrain),...
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The Principles of Literature: A Guide for Readers and Writers

Christina Myers-Shaffer - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 392 pages
...stated as in this third stanza from Thomas Nashe's sixteenth-century "Adieu, Farewell Earth's Bliss": Beauty is but a flower Which wrinkles will devour;...the air, Queens have died young and fair, Dust hath closed Helen's eye. I am sick, I must die. Lord, have mercy on us! Beauty is the tenor. The vehicle?...
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The Later Diaries of Ned Rorem, 1961-1972

Ned Rorem - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 439 pages
...offering to some low-class god who doesn't even acknowledge the effort, assuming he's aware of it. 1969 Beauty is but a flower Which wrinkles will devour;...the air; Queens have died young and fair; Dust hath closed Helen's eye; I am sick, I must die — Lord, have mercy on us! — Thomas Nashe, "In Time of...
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Thomas Gray: A Life

Robert L. Mack - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 718 pages
...fly, I am sick, I must die. Lord, have mercy on us! I am sick, I must die. Lord, have mercy on us! Beauty is but a flower Which wrinkles will devour,...the air, Queens have died young and fair, Dust hath closed Helen's eye. I am sick, I must die. Lord, have mercy on us!14 The formula of response in the...
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How to Prepare for SAT II.: Literature

Christina Myers-Shaffer - Study Aids - 2000 - 417 pages
...generations. These two stanzas from Thomas Nashe's "Adieu, Farewell Earth's Bliss" (1592) are characteristic: Beauty is but a flower Which wrinkles will devour,...falls from the air, Queens have died young and fair, (allusion) -»Dust hath closed Helen's eye. I am sick, I must die. Lord, have mercy on us! Strength...
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The Message in the Bottle: How Queer Man Is, How Queer Language Is, and What ...

Walker Percy - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 352 pages
...which may or may not have been a mistake. What matters for our purpose is that it could have been. Beauty is but a flower Which wrinkles will devour. Brightness falls from the air. There is a cynical theory, Empson writes, that Nash wrote or meant hair: Brightness falls from the...
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The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats Vol X: Later Articles and Reviews ...

William Butler Yeats, Colton Johnson - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 426 pages
...us say, a religious picture full of symbolic detail, or the symbolic ornament of a cathedral. NasheV Brightness falls from the air Queens have died young and fair Dust hath closed Helen's eye.92 must seem as empty as a scald's song or the talk of Cuchulain and Emer, to one...
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The Major Works

William Butler Yeats - Literary Collections - 2001 - 572 pages
...by Blake — The gay fishes on the wave when the moon sucks up the dew;0 or these lines by Nash — Brightness falls from the air, Queens have died young and fair, Dust hath closed Helen's eye;0 or these lines by Shakespeare — Timon hath made his everlasting mansion Upon...
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