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" We have short time to stay, as you, We have as short a Spring! As quick a growth to meet decay As you, or any thing. We die, As your hours do, and dry Away Like to the Summer's rain; Or as the pearls of morning's dew Ne'er to be found again. "
The Retrospective Review - Page 162
1822
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The naturalist's poetical companion, with notes, selected by E. Wilson

Naturalist pseud, Edward Wilson (M.A., F.L.S.) - 1852 - 444 pages
...to stay, as you ; We have as short a Spring, As quick a growth to meet decay, As you, or anything : We die As your hours do ; and dry Away Like to the Summer's rain, Or the pearls of morning dew, Ne'er to be found again. HERRICK. The Daffodil, Narcissus Psmdo-narcissus,...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - 1853 - 838 pages
...early-rising sun Has not attain'd its noon. Stay, stay Until the hasting day Has run But to the even song ; And having pray'd together, we Will go with you along....pearls of morning dew, Ne'er to be found again. TO BLOSSOMS. FAIR pledgee of a fruitful tree, W hy do you fall so fast ! Your date is not so past ; But...
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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853 - 552 pages
...attained its noon. Stay, stay, Until the hastening day Has run But to the even song ; And having prayed together, we Will go with you along. We have short...Away, Like to the summer's rain, Or as the pearls of morning's dew, Ne'er to be found again. HERRICK. THE BEE AND THE LADY-FLOWER. As Julia once a-slumbering...
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

1853 - 560 pages
...attained his noon. Stay, stay, Until the hasting day Has run But to the Even-song ; And, having prayed together, we Will go with you along. We have short...Away, Like to the Summer's rain ; Or as the pearls of Morning's dew, Ne'er to he found again. HERRICK. How delicious is the winning Of a kiss at love's heginning,...
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Regeneration

Edmund Hamilton Sears - 1853 - 260 pages
...attained its noon. Stay, stay, Until the hasting day Has run, But to the even-song, And, having prayed together, we Will go with you along. " We have short...hours do, and dry Away, Like to the summer's rain, Or like the pearls of morning's dew, Ne'er to be found again." — HERRICK. DEATH is described in all...
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Regeneration

Edmund Hamilton Sears - 1853 - 260 pages
...having prayed together. we WU1 go with you along. t( We have short time to stay as you ; We havo ae short a spring ; As quick a growth to meet decay As...hours do, and dry Away, Like to the summer's rain, Or like the pearls of morning's dew, Ne'er to be found again." — HEREICK. DEATH is described in all...
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The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction, Volume 2

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1853 - 646 pages
...time to stay as you ; We have as short a spring ; As quick a growth to meet decay As you or anything : We die As your hours do ; and dry Away Like to the...the pearls of morning dew, Ne'er to be found again. HERBICK. ADVICE. A MAN who cannot mind his own business, is not to be trusted with the king's. —...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - 1853 - 716 pages
...to stay as yon ; We hare as short a spring ; Ai quick a growth to meet decay, As you or anything : We die, As your hours do ; and dry Away Like to the summer's rain, Or u the pearls of morning dew Ne'er to be found again. The fia — a Dialogue. 1. Amone thy fancies tell...
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English grammar and composition

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1853 - 196 pages
...Iambic of one foot. Specimens in odes of Ben Jonson and Herrick, and in Byron's ' Heaven and Earth'— We die, As your hours do, and dry Away Like to the summer's rain. — HERRICK. VII. Iambic verse sometimes begins with a trochee. Numerous specimens in Milton, Dryden,...
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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1854 - 796 pages
...Stay, stay, Until the hastening day Has run But to the even-song ; And, having pray'd together, wo Will go with you along ! We have short time to stay,...Ne'er to be found again. TO PRIMROSES, FILLED WITH MORNINO DEW. Why do ye weep, sweet babes ? Can tears Speak grief in you, Who were but born Just as...
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