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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 Massachusetts Teacher, Volume 22

1869 - 478 pages
...hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald and sear; A lily of a day Is fairer far in May, Altho' it fall and die 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 Johnson....
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Poetical reading book, with aids for grammatical analysis, paraphrase and ...

John Daniel Morell - 1860 - 274 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. | 3. How...
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School-room Poetry

S. R. - 1860 - 306 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...Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant and flow'r of light; In small proportions we just beauties see, And in short measures life may perfect...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1861 - 356 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. B. Jonson Second...
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Pictures and Flowers for Child-lovers

1861 - 228 pages
...the top to the bottom ? . . . . GOOD LIFE, LONG LIFE. EXTRACT FROM AN ODE PINDARIC. AUTHOR BORN 1754. 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 ; THE CHILD'S REVERIE. The idea,of the following lines was...
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Adam and His Times

John Marshall Lowrie - 1861 - 294 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." B. THE long lives...
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Joseph Alleine: His Companions & Times; a Memorial of "Black Bartholomew," 1662

Charles Stanford - 1861 - 430 pages
...poet has said :— " It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man better be. A lily of the day Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant and flower of light; In small proportions we just beauties see, And in small measures life may perfect be."* This is true...
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Something for Everybody: And a Garland for the Year

John Timbs - 1861 - 348 pages
..." To the Memory of a Youth," after the long-standing oak says:— 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. The month has its blighted promises. Shakspeare has this line : Bough winds do shake the darling buds...
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Something for Everybody: And a Garland for the Year

John Timbs - 1861 - 338 pages
..." To the Memory of a Youth," after the long-standing oak says:— A lillie of a day Is fairer farre in May, Although it fall and die that night:— It was the plaut and flower of light. The month has its blighted promises. Shakspeare has this line : Bough winds...
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Little Walter, Or, A Mother's First Lessons on Religious Subjects

Mrs. Samuel Greg, Walter - 1862 - 308 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 we just beauties see, And in short measure life may perfect be. THE DESERTED HOUSE....
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