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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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The Saturday Magazine, Nide 18

1841
...and several domestic comforts, which he was capable of feeling, and therefore deserved to enjoy. . 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...

The United States Reader: Containing a Variety of Exercises in Reading ...

John D. Post - 1842 - 304 sivua
...in quiet sunlight, without an eddy or a fall to mark the rushing of time towards eternity." 7. " 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'...

The Family Magazine, Or, General Abstract of Useful Knowledge, Nide 3

1843
...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 snow, falls in a river, A moment white — then melts for ever." These raptures have been known to...

Tales, essays, and sketches, Nide 2

Robert Macnish - 1844
...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 general reciter; a unique selection of the most admired and popular ...

General reciter - 1845
...rair and rustle, TAM didna mind the storm a whistle. TAM O' SHANTER AND SOUTER JOHNNY. P. 260. 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...

Key to the Questions and exercises adapted to Hiley's English grammar

Richard HILEY - 1846 - 12 sivua
...miser care ; Time but the impression stronger makes, As streams their channels deeper wear." Ex. 10. " Pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower — its bloom is shed," Examples 9 and 10, illustrate comparison. Ex. 11. " How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon the bank ;...

The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Niteet 27–28

1875
...would not make her one whit happier. Others seek their happiness in pleasure, but the poet tells us that — ' " 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 ; Or like the borealis race, That flit...

Recreations, physical and mental, lawful and unlawful: a lecture

Thomas William Baxter AVELING - 1849 - 50 sivua
...they are. Beautifully has si rare, but, alas ! unhappy poet, said, and he spake that which he knew, " Pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls in a river, A moment white — then melt for ever ; Or like the Borealis race, That flit...

Mnemotechny, or art of memory, theoretical and practical: with a ...

Pliny Miles - 1850
...fall, Arts fade— but Nature doth not die. Childe Harold — Canto 4, Stanza 3. BYRON. ROUE. 40. — 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 forever ; Or like the borealis race, That flit...

Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Nide 1

John Aikin - 1850 - 760 sivua
...way wi' pleasure; Kings may be blest, but Tarn was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious. But leam: and now the purple mists Rise like a curtain ; now the sun looks out. Filling, o' snow-falls in the river, A moment white—then melts for ever; Or like the borealis race, That flit...




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