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" O'er a' the ills o' life victorious! But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flow'r, 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 ere you can point... "
The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ... - Page 18
by Robert Burns, James Currie - 1847 - 635 pages
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1805 - 908 pages
...barae wi ' lades o' treasure, The minutes wing'd their way wi' pleasure : Kings mny be blest, but Tarn was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious....pleasures are like poppies spread; ^ You seize the flower, its bloom is shed; 1 Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Poems formerly published, with some additions ...

Robert Burns - 1806 - 446 pages
...Care, mad to see a man sae happy, E'en drown'd himself amang the nappy ; As bees flee hame wi' lades o' treasure, The minutes wing'd their way wi' pleasure...was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious ! i But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flow'r, its bloom is shed ; Or Or like the...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1806 - 416 pages
...Care, mad to see a man sae happy. E'en drown'd himself amang the nappy, . As bees flee hame wi' lades o' treasure, The minutes wing'd their 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...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - 1808 - 330 pages
...Care, mad to see a man sae happy, E'en drown'd himself amang the nappy, As bees Dee hame wi' lades o' treasure, The minutes wing'd their way wi' pleasure...But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flow Y, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for...
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The cabinet of the Scottish muses, selected from the works of the most ...

Scottish uses - 1808 - 228 pages
...amang the napj>y ! As bees flee hame wi' lades o' treasure, The minutes wing'd their way wi' pleasure j Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er a'...poppies spread, You seize the flow'r, its bloom is shed ; O^ like the snow-falls in a river, A moment white then melts for ever ; Or like the borealis race,...
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The London review, conducted by R. Cumberland, Volume 1

Richard Cumberland - 1809 - 518 pages
...lines, which deserve the name of poetry in the tru» sense of that word. Such are the following: " But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the...snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts tor ever ; ******* Or like the rainbow's lovely form Evanishing amid the storm." — (Vol. III. p....
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Poems, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1811 - 416 pages
...Care, mad to see a man sae happy, E'en drown'd himself amang the nappy ; As bees flee hame wi' lades o' treasure, The minutes wing'd their way wi' pleasure...seize the flow'r, 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...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1814 - 306 pages
...Care, mad to see a man sae happy, E'en drown'd himself amang the nappy ; As bees flee name wi' lades o' treasure, The minutes wing'd their way wi' pleasure....victorious. But pleasures are like poppies spread, You sei/e the flow'r, its bloom is shed; Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life , and a ..., Volume 3

Robert Burns - 1813 - 444 pages
...Care, mad to see a man sae happy, E'en drown'd himself amang the nappy ; As bees flee hame wi' lades o' treasure, The minutes wing'd their 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...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 8

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1815 - 434 pages
...Care, mad to see a man sae happy, E'en drown'd himself amang the nappy, As bees flee hame wi' lades o' treasure, The minutes wing'd their way wi' pleasure...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...
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