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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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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - 1866 - 506 pages
...rovfin S 1'ke 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 measure life may perfect be. . Jonson. CCIX....
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Something for Everybody: And a Garland for the Year

John Timbs - 1866 - 346 pages
...ode " To the Memory of a Youth," after the long-standing oak says:— Alillieofaday 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: Rough winds do shake the darling buds...
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Belgravia, a London magazine, conducted by M.E. Braddon, Volume 12

Belgravia - 1870 - 558 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 iiight : It was the plant and flower of light.' Coleridge did nothing, forsooth.' as Mr. Gladstone...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1867 - 360 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 Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1867 - 360 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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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 404 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. TIME steals away...
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Gems of English poetry from Chaucer to the present times, selected and ...

Mary Anne Marzials - 1867 - 332 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 of light. In small proportions we just beauties see And in short measures life may perfect be. GEORGE...
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Gems of English poetry from Chaucer to the present times, selected and ...

Mary Anne Marzials - 1867 - 332 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 of light. In small proportions we just beauties see And in short measures life may perfect be. GEORGE...
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The divine comedy, tr. by H.W. Longfellow, Volume 2

Dante Alighieri - 1867 - 264 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." " It is not growing like a tree clearing up, and each being desirous of money getting home that night,...
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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Volume 1

Dante Alighieri - 1867 - 782 pages
...better be . Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log at fast, 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.'' " It is not growing like a tree IOJ. The babble of childhood ; paffo for pane, bread, and diudi for...
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