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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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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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The Miscellaneous Works, Volume 1

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1854
...Hail, divinest melancholy, Whose saintly risage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight," fee. The same writer thus moralises on the life of man,...like the fresh spring's gaudy hue, Or silver drops of mornin» dew, Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood : E'en such is...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Poetry - 1854 - 430 pages
...keen, shoots into azure far, And, always dwelling nigh, is the remotest star. LIFE. — Henry King. LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...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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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1854 - 776 pages
...gloomy valley ; Nothing so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. THE LIFE OF MAN. Like to the fulling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are, Or like...chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood : K'en such is man, whose borrow *d light I? straight call'd in and paid to-night: The wind blows out,...
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The Wesleyan methodist association magazine

1854
...and with fire." Amen and Amen. JOSEPH BUKGESS. POETRY. ON LIFE. LIKE to the falling of a star, Or ae the flights of eagles are ; Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue, Or silver drops uf morning dew ; Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood— Even such...
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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...keen, shoots into azure far, And, always dwelling nigh, is the remotest star. LIFE. — Henry King. LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...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 Rhyme and Reason of Country Life: Or, Selections from Fields Old and New

1855
...all heaven's harmonies. JOHN MILTON, 1608-1674. LIFE. Like to the falling of a star, Or as the nights of eagles are, Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue,...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...
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A complete dictionary of poetical quotations: comprising the most excellent ...

John F. Addington - Reference - 1855 - 570 pages
...hand ; whieh, as it gains Extent, and aetive length, the more it pains. Sir W. Davennnfs Just Italian Like to the falling of a star ; Or as the flights...silver drops of morning dew ; Or like a wind that ehafes the flood, Or bubbles whieh on water stood ; Ev'n sueh is man, whose borrow'd light Is straight...
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The Rhyme and Reason of Country Life, Or, Selections from Fields Old and New

Country life - 1855 - 428 pages
...all heaven's harmonies. JOHN MILTON, 160S-1674. LIFE. Like to the falling of a star. Or as the nights of eagles are. Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue....morning dew, Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or hubbies which on water stood — Even such is man. whose borrow'd light Is straight call'd in. and...
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The Book of Elizabethan Verse

William Stanley Braithwaite - English poetry - 1907 - 823 pages
...myself a Man — Which is a proud and yet a wretched thing. 452. The Life of Man Sir y. Davies T IKE to the falling of a star, •^—' Or as the flights...spring's gaudy hue,. Or silver drops of morning dew, 482 Or like the wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood; Even such is Man, whose...
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