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" To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere : A lily of a day Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night—• It was the plant and flower of Light. Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, In small proportions we just beauties see ;... "
The golden treasury: selected from the best songs and lyrical poems in the ... - Page 77
by Francis Turner Palgrave - 1896 - 387 pages
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 728 pages
...hundred yeare, To fall a logge, at last, dry, bald, and scare: A lillie of a day, Is fairer farrc, in May, Although it fall, and die that night; It was the plant and flowre of light. In small proportions we just beauties sec : And bi short measures I'tfe may perfect...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 9

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816 - 464 pages
...better be ;* Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sear : A lily of a day, Is fairer far, in May, Although it...that night; It was the plant and flower of light. In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be. * It is not...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 1

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816 - 538 pages
...three hundred yeare, To fall a logge at last, dry, bald and seare : A lillie of a day Is fairer farre in May, Although it fall and die that night; — It was the plant and flowre of light. In small proportions we just beauties see : And in short measures life may perfect...
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The British review and London critical journal

1817 - 522 pages
...be; Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sear: A lilly of a day Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night, It UYW the plant and Jlotver of light .• In small proportions we just beauties see, And in short measures...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - 1829 - 354 pages
...three hundred yeare, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and scare: A liUie of a day, Is fairer farre in May, Although it fall and die that night:— It was the plant and flower of light. And in short measures life may perfec In such proportions we just beauties s Ode to the Memory of a...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 2

Laconics - 1829 - 358 pages
...three hundred yeare, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and seare: A lillie of a day, Is fairer farre in May, Although it fall and die that night:— It was the plant and flower of light. In such proportions we just beauties see: And in short measures life may perfect be. Ode to the Memory...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 29

1847 - 834 pages
...better be, Or standing long, an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log at rast, dry, bald, and sear. A lily of a day Is fairer, far, in May, Although it...that night, It was the plant and flower of light! And in short measures life may perfect be.” • Mrs. Gray's remains were deposited in the vaults...
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Flowers and their associations

Anne Pratt - 1840 - 448 pages
...three hundred yeare, To fall a logge at last, dry, bald and seare: A lillie of a day Is fairer farre in May, Although it fall, and die that night, It was the plant and flowre of light." " Fair as the lily," is a comparison suitably applied, when the tall white garden-lily...
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Gems of sacred poetry [ed. by R. Cattermole?].

Gems - 1841 - 624 pages
...not growing like a tree In bulk doth make man better be; Or standing long an oak three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere; A lily...that night; It was the plant and flower of light. In small proportions we just beauties see, And in short measures life may perfect be. SIR HENRY WOTTON....
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1843 - 720 pages
...better be, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, aiid Bear. Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, ray Waa lent ! In email proportions we just beauties see : And in short measures life may perfect be. Epitaph on...
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