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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

1871 - 378 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 beauty see ; And in short measures life may perfect be. CLXXIII THE RAINBOW...
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Hetty's resolve, by the author of 'Under the lime trees'.

Edis Searle - 1871 - 390 pages
...not growing like a tree In bulk doth make men 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 measures life may perfect be. BEN JOKSO.V....
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Introduction to Religious Philosophy

Y. Masih - 1991 - 432 pages
...growing like a tree In bulk, doth make men better be; Or standing long an oak three hundred years, 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. 9 Why? Because...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 38

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - 1878 - 838 pages
...growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man better bo ; Or standing long on oak, three hundred year, Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant and flower of light. In small proportions wo just beauties see, And in short measures life may perfect be. As the years...
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The Central literary magazine, Volume 3

Birmingham central literary assoc - 1877 - 452 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 ste, And in short measures life may perfect be. emphasizes little...
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The Rose Annual

1927 - 332 pages
...like a tree In bulk, doth make Man better be; Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall at last, dry, bald, and sere : A lily of a day Is...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 JUBILEE...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1172 pages
...like a tree In bulk, doth make man better be. (1. 59-64) Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, ˤ 'ay Ք J )X M Fy K W R e.Q \ i ̊ Dx...: P @ ijJ Ǹ 4 a# ч r B*` $Q e a snOv։ M e W= In small proportions we just beauties see, And in short measures life may perfect be. (1. 65—74)...
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Literature: 1981-1990

Tore Fr ngsmyr, Sture All n - 1993 - 180 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.” My own language,...
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The North American Review, Volume 99

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1864 - 658 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." No, we mourn...
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Zen Catholicism

Aelred Graham - 1994 - 256 pages
...and scare: Or standing long an Oake, three hundred year«, A Lillie of a Day Is fairer, faire, in Ma% Although it fall, and die that night; It was the Plant, and flowre of light. In small proportions, we just beautic see: And in short measures, life may perfect...
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