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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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Wise Sayings of the Great and Good

Wise sayings - 1864 - 394 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. The Forest.—BEN...
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The Young Lady's Own Book: An Offering of Love and Sympathy

1864 - 438 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. ON A PKAYER-BOOK...
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Spelling and dictation class-book

Constable and co, ltd - 1864 - 136 pages
...three hundred year— To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere. Is fairer far in May, A lily of a day 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. XLV. POTTEKY....
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Life thoughts, by eminent Christians

Life thoughts - 1865 - 196 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 JONSON. Silent...
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Our life illustrated by pen and pencil [an anthology].

Our life - 1865 - 234 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. THE HOARY HEAD A CROWN OF GLORY. WHILE we call old age the winter of our life, we must beware lest...
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The Sunday Book of Poetry

Cecil Frances Alexander - 1865 - 604 pages
...not growing like a tree In bulk doth make men 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 SIN...
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The Sunday Book of Poetry

Cecil Frances Alexander - 1865 - 342 pages
...growing like a tree In bulk doth make men better be ; Or standing long an t>ak 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. xcv SIN Lord,...
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The Child Taught of God; Or, Brief Memorials of A. M. G. B. [With a Portrait.]

A. M. G. B. - 1865 - 138 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 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...
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Shakespeare's Shrine, an Indian Story, Essays and Poems

John Harris - 1866 - 266 pages
...strowing like a tree lu bulk, duth 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....
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The Primary Union Speaker: Containing Original and Selected Pieces for ...

John Dudley Philbrick - 1866 - 174 pages
...doth make man better be; TT is not growing like a tree 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. THE EOBIN'S TEMPERANCE...
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