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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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Sacred poetry of the seventeenth century: including the whole of Giles ...

Giles Fletcher - Literary Criticism - 1836
...crime,) I am content to live Divided, with but half a heart, Till we shall meet and never part. LIFE. LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...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 out ; the bubble dies ; The...
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The Church of England magazine [afterw.] The Church of England and Lambeth ...

1836
...every fear, My spirit seems in heaven to stay; And cv'n the penitential tear Is wip'd away. CE LIFE. 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...
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The Young Lady's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the ...

Author of The young man's own book - American poetry - 1836 - 320 pages
...head ; And when I die, be sure you let me know, Great Homer died three thousand years ago. PoPE. LIFE. LIKE to the falling of a star : Or as the flights...silver drops of morning dew ; Or like a wind that chaies the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood ; Even such is man, whose borrow'd light Is straight...
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The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ...

Cynosure - 1837
...tresses shade The bosom's stainless pride, Curling like tendrils of the parasite Around a marble column. LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew ; Or like a wave that chafes the flood, Or bubble which on water stood; Even such is Man, whose borrow'd light...
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Scripture references illustrated with sacred poetry, compiled by two Sabbath ...

John N Woodroffe - 1839
...11 ; ciii. 15 ; cxliv. 4. Eccles. vi. 12. Isaiah xl. 6—8; Ixiv. 6. James i. 10, 11. 1 Peter i. 24. 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 borrowed light, Is straight called in, and paid to-night. The wind blows...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 45

England - 1839
...light of man's life as a loan of money called in and paid up on a very short notice. THE LIFE OF MAN. " Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood-^K'en such is man, whoso borrowed light Is straight called in and paid to-night. The wind blows...
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The Malta penny magazine

...figure, and the clock is, as it were, wound up. Ko. J THIS IS LIFE. Like to the falling of a star, От as the flights of eagles are, Or like the fresh spring's...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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 45

England - 1839
...man's life as a loan of money called in and paid up on a very short notice. THE LIFE OF MAN. • ' Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...like the fresh spring's gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morniug dew, Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood — E'en such is...
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The Life of the Rev. Philip Henry, A.M.

Matthew Henry - 1839 - 382 pages
...laved in chilj-btarino, if they contii tfl failh, ала charity, and holinfse, with tobriety. 1 " Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are • am old, but I never yet saw it in vain to teek God, and to hope in him. At another time he thus...
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The Literary world, conducted by J. Timbs

John Timbs - 1840
...the law was approved, he was set at liberty, but if not he was immediately strangled. This is Life. 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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