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" Like to the falling of a star; Or as the flights of eagles are; Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue; Or silver drops of morning dew; Or like a wind that chafes the flood; Or bubbles which on water stood; Even such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight... "
Anthologia Oxoniensis, decerpsit G. Linwood - Page 162
by Anthologia Oxoniensis - 1846
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The Miscellaneous Works, 1. köide

William Hazlitt - 1854
...thus moralises on the life of man, in a set of similes, as apposite as they are light and elegant : " Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...like the fresh spring's gaudy hue, Or silver drops of mornin» dew, Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood : E'en such is...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - 1915 - 816 lehte
...-sweet as lovely melancholy. ¿Fran«« IBeaumom 158C (?)-1616 ON THE LIFE OF MAN1 (From Poems, 1640) the deep-mouth'd beagles catch The tainted manes;...impatience try 85 Each doubtful trace. Or, if a n the wind that chafes the flood, 5 Or bubbles which on water stood; Even such is man, whose borrowed...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - 1916 - 889 lehte
...eternally, And death shall be no more: Death, thou shalt die! FRANCIS BEAUMONT (1684-1616) EVEN SUCH IS MAN Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood: Even such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight called in and paid to night. The wind blows out,...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, 2. köide

Franklyn Bliss Snyder - 1916 - 889 lehte
...eternally, And death shall be no more: Death, thou shalt die! FRANCIS BEAUMONT (1684-1616) EVEN SUCH IS MAN a rising knell ! Did ye not hear it? — No; 'twas...the dance! let joy be unconfined; No sleep till mor 5 Or bubbles which on water stood : Even such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight called in and...
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A Dictionary of Similes

Frank Jenners Wilstach - 1916 - 488 lehte
...men are like animals — they take fright and are reassured by trifles. — BALZAC. Like the falling star, Or as the flights of eagles are, Or like the...like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles which in water stood : Even such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight call'd in and paid to-night. —...
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Studies in Shakespeare

Homer Baxter Sprague - 1916 - 220 lehte
...rapid stream." Or there may be many graceful images. Notice how the ornaments soften and soothe: " Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are, Or like a wind that chafes the flood Or bubbles that on water stood, Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue Or...
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A Book of English Literature, 1. köide

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - 1916 - 889 lehte
...drops of morning dew, Or like a wind that chafes the flood, 5 Or bubbles which on water stood: Even such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight called in and paid to night. The wind blows out, the bubble dies, The spring intombed in autumn lies; i< The dew's dried...
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Joseph Fawcett, The Art of War: Its Relation to the Early Development of ...

Arthur Beatty - 1918 - 270 lehte
...Bishop King's Sic Vita, which is analyzed with skill in Dr. SS Curry's Lessons in Vocal Expression,1" Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are, Or as the fresh spring's gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew. Or like the wind that chafes the flood,...
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The Home Book of Verse: American and English, 1580-1918

1918 - 4009 lehte
...silver drops of morning dew, Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood: Even ngs Of morning, pierce the Barcan wilderness, Or lose thyself in to night. The wind blows out, the bubble dies, The spring entombed in autumn lies; The dew dries up,...
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The Cornhill Magazine

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - 1874
...similar hut not more striking verses on the same topic. Like to the falling of a star, Or as the nights of eagles are, Or like the fresh Spring's gaudy hue,...a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on waters stood — Even such is man, whose borrow'd light Is straight called in and paid to-night : The...
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