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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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A practical introduction to English composition, by R. (and T ..., Osa 2

Robert Armstrong (master of Madras coll.) - 1853
...creatures of fortune. EXERCISES. I. All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players. n. Pleasures are like poppies spread ; You seize the flower — its bloom is shed. m. The tear down childhood's cheek that flows, Is like the dewdrop on the rose ; When next the summer...

The Autobiography of William Jerdan: With His Literary, Political ..., Nide 4

William Jerdan - 1853
...unpleasing on reflection, they would probably be less interesting to the reader than the writer. But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed. * * * * Nae man can tether time or tide ; The hour approaches Tam maun ride. Hogg's departure made...

The Botany of the Eastern Borders: With the Popular Names and Uses of the ...

George Johnston, George Tate - 1853 - 336 sivua
...animal pleasure, Burns has strikingly illustrated by the extreme deciduousness of the Poppy : — " But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ;" whereas the love of flowers endures not only from early morn to dewy eve, — not merely throughout...

A Story of Life on the Isthmus

Joseph Warren Fabens - 1853 - 215 sivua
...left hand, and the bottle in his right, he proceeded, as he thought, to turn out the liquor. " But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower — its bloom is shed." And so although " the subscriber" held the bottle quite correctly in a horizontal position, nothing...

A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1855 - 576 sivua
...In rapture, and sweet oblivion lost, Yield a short interval, and ease from pain. Someroille's Chase. 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 raee, That flits...

Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...the spectacles of books to read nature ; he looked inwards, and found her there. — Dryden. CVIIL 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 Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - 1856 - 358 sivua
...to keep it warm. 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. As Tammie gloured, amazed and curious,...

Biographical sketches of eminent Christians, Nide 1

Christians - 1856
...fame and honour were only like other earthly pleasures as described by his own country's poet : — " 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...

The interview, companion volume to 'Enquire within' [by R.K. Philp].

Robert Kemp Philp - 1856
...last ; And thousands yet will hail the day, When* sorrowing scenes are past PLEASURES. I*LEASUIIES 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 life and works of Robert Burns, ed. by R. Chambers. Libr. ed, Nide 2

Robert Burns - 1856
...pleasure: Kings may be blest, but Tarn was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious. But pleasures arc like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed; Or like the snowfall in the river, A moment white—then melts for ever; l Or like the borcalis race, That flit...




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