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" Beauty is but a flower, Which wrinkles will devour: Brightness falls from the air; Queens have died young and fair; Dust hath closed Helen's eye; I am sick, I must die. Lord have mercy on us! "
A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes ; with Additional Notes ... - Page 67
by Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist, John Payne Collier - 1825
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Songs from the Dramatists

Robert Bell - Ballads, English - 1854 - 268 pages
...things to end are made ; The plague full swift goes by ; I am sick, I must die. Lord have mercy on us ! Beauty is but a flower, Which wrinkles will devour...the air; Queens have died young and fair; Dust hath closed Helen's eye ; I am sick, I must die. Lord have mercy on us ! Strength stoops unto the grave...
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Essays on the drama

William Bodham Donne - Drama - 1858 - 256 pages
...to end are made ; The plague full swift goes by ; I am sick, I must die. Lord have mercy on us ! " Beauty is but a flower, Which wrinkles will devour...air ; Queens have died young and fair ; Dust hath closed Helen's eye ; I am sick, I must die. Lord have mercy on us ! " Strength stoops unto the grave...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 12; Volume 85

George Smith - 1902
...meaning also there is nothing to stumble over, and find out what men lose who are not in love with Helen. Brightness falls from the air, Queens have died young and fair, Dust hath closed Helen's eye. I pick my examples at random, for I am writing where I have no books to turn the...
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Essays on the Drama and on Popular Amusements

William Bodham Donne - Amusements - 1863 - 256 pages
...wrinkles will devour : Brightness falls from the air ; Queens have died young and fair ; Dust hath closed Helen's eye ; I am sick, I must die. Lord have mercy on us ! " Strength stoops unto the grave : Worms feĞd on Hector brave. Swords may not fight with fate : Earth still holds ope her gate. Come, come,...
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Jahrbuch der Deutschen Shakespeare-Gesellschaft, Volume 31; Volume 37

Drama - 1901
...surely deserve a place in any but the briefest anthology. I quote one stanza from the latter poem: 'Beauty is but a flower, Which wrinkles will devour:...the air; Queens have died young and fair; Dust hath closed Helen's eye: I am sick, I must die. Lord have mercy on us!9 These three anthologies of Professor...
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Jahrbuch der Deutschen Shakespeare-Gesellschaft, Volume 31; Volume 37

1901
...surely deserve a place in any but the briefest anthology. I quote one stanza from the latter poem: 'Beauty is but a flower, Which wrinkles will devour:...the air; Queens have died young and fair; Dust hath closed Helen's eye: I am sick, I must die. Lord have mercy on us!" These three anthologies of Professor...
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Melodies and Madrigals: Mostly from the Old English Poets

Richard Henry Stoddard - Ballads, English - 1866 - 206 pages
...plague full swift goes by : I am fick, I muft die. Lord, have mercy on us! Beauty is but a ftower, Which wrinkles will devour: Brightness falls from the air ; Queens have died young and fair: Duft hath closed Helens eye: I am fick, I muft die. [•S9*-l I. Strength ftoops unto the grave ; Worms...
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A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 8

William Carew Hazlitt - English drama - 1874
...Lord, have mercy on us ! Beauty is but a flower, Which wrinkles will devour: BrigIUness falls from tlie air; Queens have died young and fair. Dust hath clos'd...must die. Lord, have mercy on us ! Strength stoops into the grave : Worms feed on Hector brave. Swords may not fight with fate : Earth still holds ope...
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A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 8

William Carew Hazlitt - English drama - 1874
...Yertumnua. I AA '\ The plague full swift (joes by. I am sick, I must die. Lord, have mercy on us ! Beauty is but a flower, Which wrinkles will devour...falls from the air; Queens have died young and fair. J)ust hath clos'd Helen's eye. I am sick, I must die. Lord, have mercy on us ! Strength stoops into...
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A History of English Dramatic Literature to the Death of Queen Anne, Volume 1

Sir Adolphus William Ward - English drama - 1875
...the Weather ; cf. ante, p. 138, note 3. 1 See Summer's description of the exhaustion of the Thames. Beauty is but a .flower Which wrinkles will devour:...eye. I am sick, I must die. Lord have mercy on us! 23' displays — though its classical quotations are not always accurate — would doubtless have made...
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