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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 Lives of the Poets-laureate: With an Introductory Essay on the Title and ...

Wiltshire Stanton Austin, John Ralph - 1853 - 452 pages
...Or standing like an oake three thousand yeare, To fall a logge at last, dry, bald and scare; A lilie of a day Is fairer far 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 measure life may perfect be."...
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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 772 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. O she is all perfections!...
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Little Walter, Or, A Mother's First Lessons on Religious Subjects

Mrs. Samuel Greg, Walter - 1855 - 342 pages
...growing, like a tree In bulk, doth make man better be, Or standing like 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 wo just beauties see, And in short measure life may perfect be. THE DESEKTED HOUSE....
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Lillies and Violets: Or Thoughts in Prose and Verse, on the True Graces of ...

Rosalie Bell - 1855 - 462 pages
...Letter 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. ON A PRAYER-BOOK...
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Wisconsin Journal of Education, Volume 40

1908 - 436 pages
...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. —Ben Jonson,...
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Songs of the Soul, Derived from the Writings of British, Continental, and ...

Songs - 1856 - 712 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. BEN JONSOX. are...
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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - 1856 - 374 pages
...three hundred yeare, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, ana seare D 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 beOde to the Memory...
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Plants of the land and water, by M. and E. Kirby

Mary Kirby - 1857 - 396 pages
...better be; Or standing long, an oak three hundred yeari, 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. <KjjHjjf.tr THE PINE-APPLE AND THE WILD PINES. THE third division* of the lilies is named from the...
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Our Little Ones in Heaven

Walter Aimwell - 1858 - 282 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...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. BEN JONSON. THE...
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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858 - 298 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 fall and die that night, 69 It was the plant and flower of light. In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures...
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