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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
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1856 - 518 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...the pearls of morning dew, Ne'er to be found again. Herrick. THE DYING BOY.1 I KNEW a boy, whose infant feet had trod Upon the blossoms of some seven springs,...
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The Poetry and Mystery of Dreams

Charles Godfrey Leland - 1856 - 300 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...the pearls of morning dew, Ne'er to be found again. HERRICK. Daisy. To dream of daisies presages noble, constant, and honourable love. GERMAN DREAM BOOK....
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A Book for Spare Moments: The Urn and the Page

Harvey Buckland - 1856 - 190 pages
...have as short a spring; As quick a growth to meet decay, As you or any thing: We die, As your hour do; and dry Away, Like to the summer's rain, Or as...the pearls of morning dew, Ne'er to be found again. Herrick. 10 PRIMROSES, PILLED WITH MORNING DEW. Why do ye weep, sweet babes? Can tears Speak grief...
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The Illustrated Language of Flowers

Anna Christian Burke - 1856 - 108 pages
...time to stay as ye, We have as fleet 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 as the pearls of morning's dew, Ne'er to be found again. D. Daffodil Eegard. HERRICK. Dahlia Instability. Daisy Innocence....
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The Poetry and Mystery of Dreams

Charles Godfrey Leland - 1856 - 292 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 as the pearla of morning dew, Ne'er to be found again. HERBICK. Daisy. To dream of daisies presages noble,...
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A Critical History of English Literature: Shakespeare to Milton, Volume 2

David Daiches - 1979 - 304 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 summer's rain, Or as the pearls of morning's dew Ne'er to be found again. Some critics have professed to see a metaphysical strain in...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1172 pages
...SeCP; SeCV-1 To Daffodils 42 Fair daffodils, we weep to see You haste away so soon: (1. 1 —2) 43 ay < . ? . morning's dew (1. 15-19) AWP; BoNaP; CaPo; ELP; FaBoCh; GN; GoJo; GTBS; GTBS-P; InPS; JCP; LiTB; NOBE;...
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Thornes Classic Poetry: A Practical Guide for Key Stage 3

John Foster, Gordon Dennis - 1995 - 136 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 summer's rain; Or as the pearls of morning's dew, Ne'er to be found again. 15 20 KOBERT HERRICK (1591-1674) attained - reached evensong...
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Funeral and Memorial Service Readings, Poems, and Tributes

Rachel R. Baum - 1999 - 188 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 summer's rain; Or as the pearls of morning's dew, Ne'er to be found again. -Robert Herrick (l59l-l674) The Unknown Child The child will...
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Robert Frost and the Politics of Poetry

Tyler Hoffman - 2001 - 284 pages
...attain'd 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 be found again.9 In the first stanza, Herrick cuts a subject off from its predicate...
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