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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 Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

1869 - 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. B. Jonson LXXIV...
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Pastors and People: a Centenary Memorial of Fifth Street Congregational ...

George Thomas Coster - 1869 - 112 pages
...growing like a tree In bulk, cloth 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." Apply these...
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The Sunday School Teacher, Volume 2

1869 - 568 pages
...standing like an oak three hundred year, To full a log at last, dry, bald, and sere; 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 short measures life may perfect be."—Ben Jon»on....
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The Comet: Or, The Earth

1869 - 606 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 dio that night, " It was the plant and flower of light! " In small proportions we just beauties see;...
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A Household Book of English Poetry: Selected and Arranged, with Notes

Richard Chenevix Trench - 1870 - 466 pages
...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. XLII...
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A Household Book of English Poetry, Issue 160

1870 - 464 pages
...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. 10 Ben Jonson....
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Everyday objects, or, Picturesque aspects of natural history, ed. and ...

Johann Christian Ferdinand Hoefer - 1870 - 462 pages
...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 measure life may perfect be." This is the true...
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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 722 pages
...growing like -*• In bulk, doth make a tree 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, too Although it fall and die that night— It was the plant and flower of Light. In small proportions...
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A Household Book of English Poetry

Richard Chenevix Trench - 1870 - 472 pages
...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 of a day 5 Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night; It was the plant and flower of light....
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the country gentleman's magazine

simpkim marshall & co - 1871 - 460 pages
...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.” Edmund Waller...
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