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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ... - Page 226
by William Hazlitt - 1821 - 356 pages
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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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The Pageant of English Poetry

English poetry - 1909 - 606 pages
...The searching sun, the open sky, She never could endure. J. KEBLE (The Christian Year). 546. SIC VITA 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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Century Readings for a Course in English Literature, Volume 2

John William Cunliffe, James Francis Augustine Pyre, Karl Young - English literature - 1910 - 966 pages
...birth. Upon my buried body lie Lightly, gentle earth ! FRANCIS BEAUMONT (1584-1616) ON THE LIFE OF MAN look upon your lord, And lay your hands upon your...sword, — I tell thee, thou 'rt defied ! And if thou borrowed light Is straight called in and paid to night : The wind blows out, the bubble dies, The spring...
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