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" Like to the falling of a star; Or as the flights of eagles are; Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue; Or silver drops of morning dew; Or like a wind that chafes the flood; Or bubbles which on water stood; Even such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight... "
Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ... - Page 226
by William Hazlitt - 1821 - 356 pages
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

...That grace hath set thee free." FB SIC VITA. (HENRY KING ; 1657.) LIKE to the falling of a starre ; Or as the flights of eagles are ; Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hew ; Or silver drops of morning dew ; Or like a wind that chafes the flood ; Or bubbles which on waters...
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The Literary magnet of the belles lettres, science, and the fine arts, ed ...

Tobias Merton (pseud) - 1824
...he is old we scarce think him so. He declares himself poor we do not believe him. sic VITA. Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of angels are : Or like the fresh springs' gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew ; Or like a wind...
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The life of the Rev. Philip Henry, A.M.: with funeral sermons for Mr. and ...

Matthew Henry - 1825 - 488 pages
...to the potter, What dost thou? If he that took, be the same that gave, and what he gave and took * " Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...bubbles which on water stood : Even such is man, whose borrowed light Is strait called in, and paid to-night. The wind blows out ; the huUile dies ; The spring...
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Select poetry; chiefly on subjects connected with religion

Select poetry - 1825
...means to gain ; With these, celestial wisdom calms the mind, And makes the happiness she does not find. LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood : Ev'n such is man, whose borrow'd light Is straight call'd in, and paid to-night. The wind blows out,...
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The Life of the Rev. Philip Henry, A.M.: With Funeral Sermons for Mr. and ...

Matthew Henry - Religion - 1825 - 488 pages
...the same that gave, and what he gave and took " Like to the falling of a star, Or as the rlijhts of eagles are ; Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue...morning dew; Or like a wind that chafes the flood ; Or huhhles which on water stood : Even such is man, whose borrowed light 1s strait called in, and paid...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

Charles Lamb, Thomas Hood - English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...ease." " Alas, Egan, it's but too visible to every one that you're losing tallow (Tallagh) fast." Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...eagles are ; Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue j Or silver drops of mormrjg dew ; Or like a wind that chafes the flood ; Or bubbles which on wat<Vs...
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The Life of the Rev. Philip Henry, A.M.: With Funeral Sermons for Mr. and ...

Matthew Henry - 1825 - 488 pages
...dost thou? If he that took, be the same that gave, and what he gave and took * Like to the failing of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are ; Or like the tresh spring's gaudy hue ; Or silver drops of morning dew; Or like a wind that chafes the flood ; Or...
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Specimens of Sacred And Serious Poetry

John Johnstone - 1827
...of Chichester. He made a metrical version of the Psalms. All his writings are religious. SIC VITA. LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood: Ev'n such is man, whose borrow'd light Is straight call'd in, and paid to-night. The wind blows out,...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British poets and ...

New elegant extracts - History - 1827
...sallies are of nobler kind Than virtues of a narrow mind. EARL NUGENT. ON THE LIFE OF MAN. ry-^LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles...chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood, E'en such is man whose borrow'd light Is straight call'd in and paid to-night. The wind blows...
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Sacred specimens: selected from the early English poets ; with prefatory verses

John Mitford - English poetry - 1827 - 237 pages
...shalt by right The nations all possess. M 161 POEMS, FRANCIS BEAUMONT, GENT. 1615. ON THE LIFE OF MAN. LIKE to the falling of a star. Or as the flights of...hue, Or silver drops of morning dew, Or like a wind which chafes the flood, Or bubbles that on water stood : Ev'n such is man, whose borrow'd light Is...
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