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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 - 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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Record: containing sermons, annotations on Revelation, a brief statement of ...

Thomas Lockerby - 1850
...SIC VITA. Like to the falhng of a star. Or as the flight of eagles are ; Or like the fresh springs gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew ; Or like...bubbles which on water stood ; Even such is man, whose borrowed igat Is straight-called in and paid to nijjht The wind blows out, the bubble dwf, The spring...
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Selections from the British Poets: Chronologically Arranged from ..., Volume 1

English poetry - 1851
...or this, That hurtful is, Deny thy suppliant. HENEY KING. BORN, 1591; DIED, 16«9. THE LIFE OF MAN. 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 borrow' d light Is straight call'd in, and paid to-night. The wind blows...
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Selections from the Christian Poets, Ancient and Modern

Christian poetry, English - 1851 - 431 pages
...blow. " OUR LIFE IS EVEN AS A VAPOUR! WHICH APPEARETH FOR A LITTLE WHILE, AND THEN VAMSHKTH AWAY." LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...morning dew ; Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubble which on water stood, E'en such is man, whose borrow'd light Is straight called in and paid...
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Last hours, or, Words and acts of the dying

Augustus Charles Thompson - Death - 1851 - 233 pages
...strengthening him. 12 CHAPTER XXVI BREVITY OF LIFE. Like to the falling of a star, Or u the flight of eagles are ; Or like the fresh Spring's gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew ; Or like the wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood ; Even such is man, whose borrowed...
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Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker

Charles Simmons - 1852
...666, 734.] 970. VANITY OF HUMAN LIFE. Burke. What shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue ! King. 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 borrow'd light Is straight call'd in, and paid to-night. The wind blows out,...
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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...thing. Chapman. Know then thyself, presume not God to scan, The proper study of mankind is man. Pope. 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 borrow'd light Is straight call'd in, and paid to-night. The wind blows out,...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1853
...Prolong my winter all the year, And thy example others make lu lore with sorrow for thy sake. Sic Vita. Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are j Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew ; Or like a wind that chafes...
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Sacred Poetry

Sacred poetry - 1854 - 236 pages
...from her native east, To journey through the airy gloom began, Sphered in a radiant cloud. MILTON. Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...whose borrow'd light Is straight call'd in, and paid to-night. The wind blows out, the bubble dies, The spring entomb'd in autumn lies ; The dew dries up,...
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The rhyme and reason of country life, or, Selections from fields old and new

Country life - 1854 - 428 pages
...translated to the skies, And give resounding grace to all heaven's harmonies. JOUN MILTON, 1608-1674. LIFE. Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...whose borrow'd light Is straight call'd in, and paid to-night. The wind blows out ; the bubble dies ; The spring eutomb'd in autumn lies ; The dew dries...
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