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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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Flora's Dictionary

Elizabeth Washington Wirt - 1837 - 220 sivua
...sound, Though in my hand struck hollow, as it lay — But quickly withered, like your love, away." Pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower — its bloom is shed ! . . . . Burns. V f PlllDE OF CHINA. MBL1A V/ MM tt u tt DtSSENStON. Alas ! how light a cause may...

Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - 1838 - 732 sivua
...way wi' pleasure; Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious. 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 horealis race, That flit...

Tracts, Nide 3

English monthly tract society - 1838
...fleeting and unsatisfactory. At one of these times he penned the beautiful and well-known lines :— " But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls on the river, A moment white, then melts for ever ; Or like the borealis race That flit...

Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin, John Frost - 1838 - 732 sivua
...; Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious. But pleasures arc firm, yet fond adieu, Bome from his leafy hut, his carved canoe, And all h snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever ; Or like the horealis race, That flit...

Flora's Interpreter: Or, The American Book of Flowers and Sentiments

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1838 - 262 sivua
...rapaver, rnasas. two in &e Levant, ^j one ^ Bar . bary, and one in Labrador. EVANESCENT PLEASURE. But pleasures are like Poppies spread; You seize the flower, its bloom is shed. 1 SENTIMENT. Time ! Time!—in thy triumphal flight, Burns. Fame's meteor beam—and Fancy's ray; They...

The modern Pythagorean; tales, essays, and sketches. With the author ..., Nide 2

Robert Macnish - 1838
...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...

Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - 1838 - 732 sivua
...wi' pleasure ; Kings may be blest, but Tarn was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious. But e, For still th' important end of life They equally may answer 5 A man may j Or like .the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever ; Or like the borealis...

Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - 1839 - 350 sivua
...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...

An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1839 - 357 sivua
...demonstration ; and a description in Homer has charmed more readers than a chapter in Aristotle. 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 melt forever ; Or, like the borealis race, That flit...

The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1839 - 458 sivua
...enchantments, that gave Nourmahal the proud lord of the east for her slave. PLEASURES.— BURNS. But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is sped ; Or like the snow falls in the river, A moment white — then melts forever ; Or like the borealis...




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