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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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Cyclopaedia of English literature: a selection of the choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...example others make In love with sorrow for thy take. Sic Vita. Like to the falling of a star, Or ae ectly for the allusion to Shakspeare. ' I am as sorry,'...myself have seen his demeanour no less civil than : Ev'n such is man, whose borrow'd light Ii straight call'd in, and paid to-night. The wind blows out,...
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The Book of Poetry

Bennett George Johns - English poetry - 1847 - 186 pages
...MAN. LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flight of eagles are, THE VANITY OF HUMAN WISHES. 57 Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue, Or silver drops...morning dew, Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubble which on water stood, — Even such is man, whose borrow'd light Is straight called in and paid...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1847
...MAN. LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flight of eagles are, THB VANITY OF HUMAN WISHES. 57 Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue, • Or silver...morning dew, Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubble which on water stood, — Even such is man, whose borrow' d light Is straight called in and...
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The Illustrated Christian Martyrology: Being an Authentic and Genuine ...

Martyrologies - 1847 - 254 pages
...transitory scenes of one that was precarious, dashed with afflictions, and at best but short and fleeting. " Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are ; Or like the fresh spnng's gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew ; Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles...
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A new elucidation of the principles of speech and elocution

Alexander Melville Bell - 1849
...Human perceptions - first - open - upon effects, - and thence, - by slow degrees, - ascend - to causes. Like - to the falling - of a star, Or - as - the flights...which - on water - stood : Even such - is man - whose borrowed light Is - straight - called in - and - paid - to night ; — The wind - blows out, - the...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1849
...my winter all the year, And thy example others make In love with sorrow for thy sake. •Л Ac Fito. dilate, Whereof by parcels she had something heard, But not intentively. : 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 Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The Sunday school ...

1854
...the nay, we pause, for we must not by such comparisons further libel the brnte creation. SO IS LIFE. 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 out...
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The sacred poets of England and America: for three centuries

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1849 - 552 pages
...breath, And leaves no epilogue but death. sic VITA. LIKK to the falling of a star, Or as the flight of eagles are, Or like the fresh Spring's gaudy hue,...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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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1874
...imitations of a poem called Life by Henry King, Bishop of Chichester (15911669), commencing :— " Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are," &c.] PECULIAR TREATMENT OF SOME WORDS IN PASSING FROM ONE LANGUAGE то ANOTHER (5th S. i. 247 ; ii....
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...the year, And thy example others make In love with sorrow for thy sake. Sic Tito. Like to the fallins ll murder thee. Rom. Alack 1 : Ev'n such is man, whose borrow'd light Is straight oall'd in, and paid to-night. The wind blows out,...
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