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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 Children's Garland: From the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - 1862 - 372 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 beauty see ; And in short measures life may perfect be. B. Jonson CLXXIII...
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Pilgrim lays

Pilgrim lays - 1862 - 190 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, It -was the plant of light:— In small proportions we just beauties see, And in short measures life may perfect be—...
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Popular Poetry: a Selection of Pieces Old and New, Adapted for General Use

Popular poetry - 1862 - 246 pages
...standing long, an oak three hundred year, A lily of a day To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere. 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 short measures life may perfect be. MELROSE. Łen...
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The Children's Garland from the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - 1863 - 390 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...night—• It was the plant and flower of Light. In small proportions we just beauty see ; And in short measures life may perfect be. CLXXIII THE RAINBOW...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

1863 - 982 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 LXXIV...
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The hand-book of family devotion, tr. from [Stunden der Andacht].

Johann Heinrich D. Zschokke - 1863 - 384 pages
...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 of a day Is fairer far in May, It was the plant and flower of light. In small proportions we just beauties see, And in short measures...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek ..., Volume 1

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1864 - 344 pages
...growing like a tree -L 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. ON A GRECIAN...
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Lyrical gleanings from various authors, Volume 112

Lyrical gleanings - 1864 - 152 pages
...growing like a tree In bulk doth make man better be ; Or standing long an oak, three hnndred 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. $n...
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Life and Letters of David Coit Scudder, Missionary in Southern India

Horace Elisha Scudder - 1864 - 416 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. From a Pindaric...
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Flowers and Fruit Gathered by Loving Hands from Old English Gardens

Emily Taylor - 1864 - 210 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. BEN JONSON. THE...
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