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" Or like the borealis race, That flit ere you can point their place; Or like the rainbow's lovely form Evanishing amid the storm. Nae man can tether time or tide; The hour approaches Tarn maun ride — That hour o... "
Christ in the Centuries, and Other Sermons - Sivu 140
tekijä(t) Andrew Martin Fairbairn - 1893 - 223 sivua
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Nide 25

1829
...indeed rallied us upon the occasion ; and I thought Julia never appeared half so beautiful as now. " But pleasures are like poppies spread : You seize the flower, its bloom is shed." So saith Robert Burns ; and, truth to speak, his distich was never more effectually verified than at...

The Agamemnon of Aeschylus

Aeschylus - 1831 - 267 sivua
...somewhat similar accumulation of images to illustrate the fugitive nature of earthly pleasures. — " But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow falls in the river — A moment white, then melts for ever ; Or like the Borealis race That flit...

Fashionable Amusements

Denny R. Thomason - 1831 - 205 sivua
...regrets? The evanescent nature of such gratifications is fully adequate to produce this effect, for Pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever ; Or like the borealis race, That flits...

The Agamemnon of Æschylus, tr. [and] illustr. by a diss. on Grecian tragedy ...

Aeschylus - 1831
...somewhat similar accumulation of images to illustrate the fugitive nature of earthly pleasures. — " But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow falls in the river — A moment white, then melts for ever ; Or like the Borealis race That flit...

Gathered Flowers: Chiefly from the Works of the British Poets

1832 - 179 sivua
...beds of pleasaut green, Where never yet was creeping creature seen. THOMSON. CASTLK OF IXDOLEXCK. BUT pleasures are like Poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever; Or like the borealis race, That flit...

Novellettes of a Traveller: Or, Odds and Ends from the Knapsack of ..., Nide 1

Henry Junius Nott - 1834 - 229 sivua
...begun to assume a halcyon aspect " But," to make a quotation that we will not mar by retrenchment, " Pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls in the river, - A moment white — then melts for ewr ; VOL. I.— B , Or Jike the borealis...

Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1834
...taste and genius that blessed the sweet charities of private life by which I was then surrounded^. But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed : Or like the snow-fall in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever. This second edition is published with...

Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Nide 3

1836
...direction of the pupil upwards, so much so, indeed, as frequently to be lost beneath the upper lid. " But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed : Or, like the enow, falls in a river, A moment white— then melts for ever." These raptures have been known to melt...

Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge

1836
...upwards, so much so, indeed, ач frequently to be lost beneath the upper lid. " But pleasures nre like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed : Or, like the snuw, falls in a river, A moment white— then melts for ever." These raptures have been known to melt...

The Book of Flowers

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1836 - 372 sivua
...— there are also two in the Levant, one in Ilarbary, and one in Labrador. EVANESCENT PLEASURE. But pleasures are like Poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed. BURNS. SENTIMENT. Time ! Time ! In thy trinmphal flight, How all life's phantoms flee away ! The smile...




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