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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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Cyclopaedia of English literature: a selection of the choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1847
...example others make In love with sorrow for thy take. Sic Vita. Like to the falling of a star, Or ae ectly for the allusion to Shakspeare. ' I am as sorry,'...myself have seen his demeanour no less civil than : Ev'n such is man, whose borrow'd light Ii straight call'd in, and paid to-night. The wind blows out,...
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The Book of Poetry

Bennett George Johns - English poetry - 1847 - 186 pages
...MAN. LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flight of eagles are, THE VANITY OF HUMAN WISHES. 57 Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue, Or silver drops...morning dew, Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubble which on water stood, Even such is man, whose borrow'd light Is straight called in and paid...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1847
...MAN. LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flight of eagles are, THB VANITY OF HUMAN WISHES. 57 Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue, Or silver...morning dew, Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubble which on water stood, Even such is man, whose borrow' d light Is straight called in and...
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The Illustrated Christian Martyrology: Being an Authentic and Genuine ...

Martyrologies - 1847 - 254 pages
...transitory scenes of one that was precarious, dashed with afflictions, and at best but short and fleeting. " Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are ; Or like the fresh spnng's gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew ; Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles...
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A new elucidation of the principles of speech and elocution

Alexander Melville Bell - 1849
...Human perceptions - first - open - upon effects, - and thence, - by slow degrees, - ascend - to causes. Like - to the falling - of a star, Or - as - the flights...which - on water - stood : Even such - is man - whose borrowed light Is - straight - called in - and - paid - to night ; The wind - blows out, - the...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1849
...my winter all the year, And thy example others make In love with sorrow for thy sake. Л Ac Fito. dilate, Whereof by parcels she had something heard, But not intentively. : 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 Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The Sunday school ...

1854
...the nay, we pause, for we must not by such comparisons further libel the brnte creation. SO IS LIFE. 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 borrowed light Is straight called in and paid to-night. The wind blows out...
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The sacred poets of England and America: for three centuries

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1849 - 552 pages
...breath, And leaves no epilogue but death. sic VITA. LIKK to the falling of a star, Or as the flight of eagles are, Or like the fresh Spring's gaudy hue,...bubbles which on water stood : Even such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight called in, and paid to night. The wind blows out, the bubble dies ; The...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1874
...imitations of a poem called Life by Henry King, Bishop of Chichester (15911669), commencing : " Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are," &c.] PECULIAR TREATMENT OF SOME WORDS IN PASSING FROM ONE LANGUAGE то ANOTHER (5th S. i. 247 ; ii....
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