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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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Record: containing sermons, annotations on Revelation, a brief statement of ...

Thomas Lockerby - 1850
...SIC VITA. Like to the falhng of a star. Or as the flight of eagles are ; Or like the fresh springs gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew ; Or like...bubbles which on water stood ; Even such is man, whose borrowed igat Is straight-called in and paid to nijjht The wind blows out, the bubble dwf, The spring...
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Selections from the British Poets: Chronologically Arranged from ..., Volume 1

English poetry - 1851
...or this, That hurtful is, Deny thy suppliant. HENEY KING. BORN, 1591; DIED, 16«9. THE LIFE OF MAN. 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...
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Selections from the Christian Poets, Ancient and Modern

Christian poetry, English - 1851 - 431 pages
...blow. " OUR LIFE IS EVEN AS A VAPOUR! WHICH APPEARETH FOR A LITTLE WHILE, AND THEN VAMSHKTH AWAY." LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...morning dew ; Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubble which on water stood, E'en such is man, whose borrow'd light Is straight called in and paid...
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Last hours, or, Words and acts of the dying

Augustus Charles Thompson - Death - 1851 - 233 pages
...strengthening him. 12 CHAPTER XXVI BREVITY OF LIFE. Like to the falling of a star, Or u the flight of eagles are ; Or like the fresh Spring's gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew ; Or like the wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood ; Even such is man, whose borrowed...
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Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker

Charles Simmons - 1852
...666, 734.] 970. VANITY OF HUMAN LIFE. Burke. What shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue ! King. 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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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...thing. Chapman. Know then thyself, presume not God to scan, The proper study of mankind is man. Pope. 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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1853
...Prolong my winter all the year, And thy example others make lu lore with sorrow for thy sake. Sic Vita. Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are j Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew ; Or like a wind that chafes...
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Sacred Poetry

Sacred poetry - 1854 - 236 pages
...from her native east, To journey through the airy gloom began, Sphered in a radiant cloud. MILTON. Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...whose borrow'd light Is straight call'd in, and paid to-night. The wind blows out, the bubble dies, The spring entomb'd in autumn lies ; The dew dries up,...
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The rhyme and reason of country life, or, Selections from fields old and new

Country life - 1854 - 428 pages
...translated to the skies, And give resounding grace to all heaven's harmonies. JOUN MILTON, 1608-1674. LIFE. Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...whose borrow'd light Is straight call'd in, and paid to-night. The wind blows out ; the bubble dies ; The spring eutomb'd in autumn lies ; The dew dries...
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The Miscellaneous Works, Volume 1

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1854
...Hail, divinest melancholy, Whose saintly risage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight," fee. The same writer thus moralises on the life of man,...like the fresh spring's gaudy hue, Or silver drops of mornin» dew, Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood : E'en such is...
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