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" O'er a' the ills o' life victorious! But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flow'r, its bloom is shed; Or like the snow falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever; Or like the borealis race That flit ere you can point their... "
Poems: Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect - Page 142
by Robert Burns - 1869
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The Theosophist, Volume 30

Theosophy - 1609
...But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snowfall in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever...point their place ; Or like the rainbow's lovely form, Evanishing amid the storm. ROBERT BURNS. I claim you still, for my own love's sake ! Delayed it may...
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect: By Robert Burns. In two volumes. ...

Robert Burns - 1793
...pleafure ; Kings may be bleft, but Tarn was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life vi&orious ! But pleafures are like poppies fpread, You feize the flower, its...melts for ever ; Or like the Borealis race, That flit ei e you can point their place ; Or like the rainbow's lovely form Evanifhing amid the ftorm — ....
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A Journal During a Residence in France, from the Beginning of ..., Volume 2

John Moore - France - 1793 - 617 pages
...genuine poet beautifully obferves of pleafures, has • had the fate • • Of fnow that falls upon the river, A moment white — then melts for ever...place } Or like the rainbow's lovely form Evanifhing aniid the ftorm*. The fame ficklenefs which the French have difplayed in a manner fo ftriking, with...
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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 59

Great Britain - 1797
...flower, its bloom is fled : Is there a Bard of ruftick fong, Or, like the fnov», falls in the river, Л moment white, then melts for ever : Or, like the borealis race, That (lit ere ye can point their place : Or, like the rainbow's lovely form, Evanifliing amid the dorm."...
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1800
...viclorious ! But pleafures are like poppies fpread, You feize the flow'r, its bloom is ftie.d ; Or Or like the fnow falls in the river, A moment white—...point their place ; Or like the rainbow's lovely form Evaniming amid the ftorm. — Nae man can tether time or tide ; The hour approaches Tam maun ride ;...
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Tales of Wonder

Matthew Gregory Lewis, Sir Walter Scott, John Leyden, Robert Southey - Ballads, English - 1801
...Kings may be blefs'd, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' 5 the hills o' life victorious ! • But pleafures are like poppies fpread, You feize the flower, its...Evanifhing amid the ftorm. — Nae man can tether 6 time or tide ; The hour approaches Tam maun 7 ride ; That hour, o' night's black arch the key-ftane,...
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Tales of Wonder;

Matthew Gregory Lewis, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Southey, John Leyden - Ballads, English - 1801
...! But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed; Or like the snow falls in the river, A moment white then melts for...point their place ; Or like the rainbow's lovely form, Evanishing amid the storm. — Nae man can tether 6 time or tide ; The hour approaches Tam maun7 ride;...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1805
...pleasures are like poppies spread; ^ You seize the flower, its bloom is shed; 1 Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever;...point their place; Or like the rainbow's lovely form, Evanishing amid the storm : Nae man can tether time or tidej The hour approaches Tans maun ride. *...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions:

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - Scottish poetry - 1808 - 153 pages
...pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flow Y, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever...point their place ; Or like the rainbow's lovely form Evanishing amid the storm. — Nae man can tether time or tide ; The hour approaches Tam maun ride...
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The cabinet of the Scottish muses, selected from the works of the most ...

Scottish uses - 1808 - 230 pages
...pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flow'r, its bloom is shed ; O^ like the snow-falls in a river, A moment white then melts for ever ; Or like...point their place ; Or like the rainbow's lovely form, Evanishin amid the storm. — • Nae man can tether time or tide ; The hour approaches Tttm maun ride...
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