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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 speaker's garland, Volume 5

P. Garrett - 1910
...again I My own dear Papa 1" SIC VITA.— HENRY KINO. Like to the falling of a star, Or as the nights of eagles are, Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue,...morning dew, Or like a wind that chafes the flood, ( >r bubbles which on water stood, — E'en such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight called in,...
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Century Readings for a Course in English Literature, Volume 1

John William Cunliffe, James Francis Augustin Pyre, Karl Young - English literature - 1910 - 1143 pages
...birth. L'pon my buried body lie Lightly, gentle earth ! FRANCIS BEAUMONT (1584-1616) ON THE LIFE OF MAN Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles arc. Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue, IS Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles which...
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The pageant of English poetry: being 1150 poems and extracts by 300 authors

Robert Maynard Leonard - English poetry - 1911 - 606 pages
...endure. J. KEBLE (The Christian Year). 546. SIC VITA LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the nights of eagles are,— Or like the fresh spring's gaudy...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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The Vista of English Verse

English poetry - 1911 - 654 pages
...Thus great Pan is ever sung'! jfrancis Beaumont 1586(?)-1616 ON THE LIFE OF MAN (From Poems, 1640) Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...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 light...
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English prose and verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - Literary Criticism - 1915 - 816 pages
...-sweet as lovely melancholy. ΏFran«« IBeaumom 158C (?)-1616 ON THE LIFE OF MAN1 (From Poems, 1640) the deep-mouth'd beagles catch The tainted manes;...impatience try 85 Each doubtful trace. Or, if a n the wind that chafes the flood, 5 Or bubbles which on water stood; Even such is man, whose borrowed...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...eternally, And death shall be no more: Death, thou shalt die! FRANCIS BEAUMONT (1684-1616) EVEN SUCH IS MAN 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 straight called in and paid to night. The wind blows out, the bubble dies, The spring...
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The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries, Volume 23

History - 1916
...on the soil of the state he loved and served all that was mortal of John Baker now rests in peace. "Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights...chafes the flood. Or bubbles which on water stood, — E'en such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight called in, and paid to-night. The wind blows...
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A book of English literature, selected and ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...eternally, And death shall be no more: Death, thou shalt die! FRANCIS BEAUMONT (1684-1616) EVEN SUCH IS MAN a rising knell ! Did ye not hear it? — No; 'twas...the dance! let joy be unconfined; No sleep till mor 5 Or bubbles which on water stood : Even such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight called in and...
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A Dictionary of Similes

Frank Jenners Wilstach - Quotations, English - 1916 - 488 pages
...men are like animals — they take fright and are reassured by trifles. — BALZAC. Like the falling star, Or as the flights of eagles are, Or like the...like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles which in water stood : Even such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight call'd in and paid to-night. —...
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The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries, Volume 23

History - 1916
...that was mortal of John Baker now rests in peacs. "Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights cf eagles are, Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue,...chafes the flood. Or bubbles which on water stood, — E'en such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight called in, and paid to-night. The wind blows...
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