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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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Mnemotechny, Or Art of Memory ...: With a Mnemotechnic Dictionary

Pliny Miles - 1850
...fall, Arts fade— but Nature doth not die. Childe Harold — Canto 4, Stanza 3. BTRON. ROME. 40. — Pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow fells in the river, A moment white — then melts forever ; Or like the borealis race, That flit...

THE LIVES OF THE LORD CHANCELLORS AND KEEPERS ON THE GREAT SEAL OF ENGLAND,

JOHN LORD CAMPBELL - 1851
...better, and not a little relieved in point of anxiety by the vote on the Catholic question." " 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 for ever; Or like the Borealis race, That flit...

The Lives of the Lords Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1851
...bstler, and not a little relieved in point of anxiety by the vote on the Catholic question." " 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 for ever; Or like the Borealis race, That flit...

Rhyming dictionary for the use of young poets, with an essay on English ...

Thomas Smibert - 1852
...the following lines from the Tarn O'Shanter of Burns have not many equals in our poetry: — " 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 gone for ever ; Or like the Borealis race, That flit...

Choice descriptive poetry, selected by a lady

Choice descriptive poetry - 1852
...remains ; There my best friends, my kindred dwell, There God my Saviour reigns. PLEASURES EVANESCENT. 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 Language of Flowers: The Floral Offering: a Token of Affection and ...

Henrietta Dumont - 1852 - 300 sivua
...beautiful, but deadly ; like those of the corrupt and treacherous, to be found in every society. 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...

The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

John Aikin - 1852
...way wi' pleasure; Kings may be blest, but Tarn 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 borealis race, That flit...

A Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker: Containing Over a Thousand Subjects ...

Charles Simmons - 1852 - 552 sivua
...Ib. Pleasure and revenge Have ears more deaf than adders to the voice Of any true decision. Burns. Pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed; Or like the snow-falls in the river, Or like the borealis' race, That flits ere you can point their place ; Or...

Practical English composition

Richard Hiley - 1852
...care ; Time but the impression stronger makes, As streams their channels deeper wear. Itemarks. 4. Pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower — its bloom is shed. Remarks. 5. Give me the line, that ploughs its stately course, Like a proud swan, conquering the stream...

A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 sivua
...PLEASURE. PLEASURES, or wrong or rightly understood, Our greatest evil or our greatest good. Pope. 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...




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