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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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Lectures on the British Poets, Nide 2

Henry Reed - 1857
...different strain, giving one of the happiest imaginative illustrations in the range of 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 melts forever !" Tam's midnight ride, and his approach...

Souvenirs of Travel, Nide 1

Octavia Walton Le Vert - 1857
...waste. As we rushed along by acres of these glowing flowers, we often quoted the lines of Burns, " Pleasures are like poppies spread ; You seize the flower, — its bloom is shed." At the stations I often gathered them, but at the slightest touch the beautiful petals fell to the...

Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of ..., Nide 10

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1857
...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 j Or like the snow-fall in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever ; Or like the Borealis...

Letters from Spain, Italy, and Germany: During a Residence on the Continent ...

F. Macgill - 1858 - 474 sivua
...kindly brought up, standing behind, chatting and telling us of their vintage and rare qualities. " 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 flits...

Chambers's Edinburgh journal, conducted by W. Chambers. [Continued ..., Nide 8

Chambers's journal - 1858
...spouted Harry Webbe, who had entered the cell with Madame Dupre and Miss Wilson — ' 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 eeer. Or' The measured tramp of armed men...

Poetry, a lecture

Frederick Hinde - 1858
...be gathered from Scotland's glorious BURNS : they are all telling, all illuminated with vitality; " pleasures are like poppies spread ; You seize the flower — its bloom is shed; Or as the snow falls in the river, . A moment white — then melts for ever; Or like the borealis race,...

Exercises Adapted to Hiley's: English Grammar

Richard Hiley - 1858 - 185 sivua
...with miser care ; Time but the impression stronger makes, As streams their channels deeper wear." 10. "Pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower — its bloom is shed." 11. "How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon the bank! Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music Creep...

Notes and Queries

1859
...MS. piece of Dr. Moor, Professor of Greek in the University of Glasgow. Died 17th Sept. 1779.) " 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." (Tarn O'Shanter; a Tale by Robert...

Chronicle of the Hundredth Birthday of Robert Burns

James Ballantine - 1859 - 605 sivua
...lines — " King's may be blest, but Tain 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-fall in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever ; Or like the borealis race, That flit...

The Mercersburg Review, Nide 11

1859
...baubles on the ocean of life, or as one, who by experience, had realized the emptiness of earth, said: 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 borcalis race, That flit...




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