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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... "
New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British poets and ... - Page 376
by New elegant extracts - 1827
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...moralises on the life of man, in a set of similes, as apposite as they are light and elegant. " Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles...chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood : Even such is man, whose borrow'd light Is straight call'd in and paid to night : — The wind blows...
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Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1821
...similes, as apposite as they are light and elegant. " Like to the falling of a star, Or as the (lights of eagles are, Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue,...chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood : Even such is man, whose borrow'd light Is straight call'd in and paid to night : — The wind blows...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...moralises on the life of t man, in a set of "similes, as apposite as they are light and elegant. " Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are, Or like the fresh spring's gaiulj hue, Or silver drops of morning dew, Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles which...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

...That grace hath set thee free." FB SIC VITA. (HENRY KING ; 1657.) LIKE to the falling of a starre ; Or as the flights of eagles are ; Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hew ; Or silver drops of morning dew ; Or like a wind that chafes the flood ; Or bubbles which on waters...
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The Literary Magnet of the Belles Lettres, Science, and the Fine Arts, Volume 1

Tobias Merton - 1824
...: Or like the fresh springs' gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew; Or like a wind that chafe's the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood ; E'en...call'd in, and paid to-night. The wind blows out, the babble dies ; The spring entomb'd in autumn lies ; The dew dries up, the star is shot ; The flight...
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The Literary magnet of the belles lettres, science, and the fine arts, ed ...

Tobias Merton (pseud) - 1824
...sic VITA. Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of angels are : Or like the fresh springs' gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew ; Or like a wind that chafe's the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood ; E'en such is man, whose borrow'd light Is straight...
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Select poetry; chiefly on subjects connected with religion

Select poetry - 1825
...gain ; With these, celestial wisdom calms the mind, And makes the happiness she does not find. LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles...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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The life of the Rev. Philip Henry, A.M.: with funeral sermons for Mr. and ...

Matthew Henry - 1825 - 488 pages
...potter, What dost thou? If he that took, be the same that gave, and what he gave and took * " Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles...chafes the flood ; Or bubbles which on water stood : Even such is man, whose borrowed light Is strait called in, and paid to-night. The wind blows out...
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The Life of the Rev. Philip Henry, A.M.: With Funeral Sermons for Mr. and ...

Matthew Henry - Religion - 1825 - 488 pages
...the same that gave, and what he gave and took • " Like to the falling of a star, Or as the rlijhts of eagles are ; Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue...morning dew; Or like a wind that chafes the flood ; Or huhhles which on water stood : Even such is man, whose borrowed light 1s strait called in, and paid...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

Charles Lamb, Thomas Hood - English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...— " Alas, Egan, it's but too visible to every one that you're losing tallow (Tallagh) fast." Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are ; Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue j Or silver drops of mormrjg dew ; Or like a wind that chafes the flood ; Or bubbles which on wat<Vs...
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