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" Twas pity Nature brought ye forth Merely to show your worth, And lose you quite. But you are lovely leaves, where we May read how soon things have Their end, though ne'er so brave : And after they have shown their pride Like you, awhile, they glide Into... "
The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature - Page 31
1836
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - 1810 - 253 pages
...hour or half 's delight, And so to bid good night ? 'Twas pity nature brought ye forth Merely to shew your worth, And lose you quite. But you are lovely...pride, Like you, awhile ; they glide Into the grave. POEM CL.] The same critique will apply to this, as to poem 107. Neither Carew, nor Waller, observes...
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - 1810 - 253 pages
...hour or half 's delight, And so to bid good night ? 'Twas pity nature brought ye forth Merely to shew your worth, And lose you quite. But you are lovely...their pride, Like you, awhile ; they glide Into the grare. POEM CL.] The same critique will apply to this, as to poem 107. Neither Carew, nor Waller, observes...
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Wild flowers and their teachings

Wild flowers - 1845
...shine, See—that it all is fair and bright, Feel—that it all is cold and gone ! BBAINARD. BUT yon are lovely leaves, where we May read how soon things...pride, Like you awhile, they glide Into the grave. INDEX OF AUTHOBS. Page A. .. .. .. 32, 58 Abdy, Mrs. .. .. ..70 Akenside .. .. .. ..45 Alison .. .....
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The Contemplative Philosopher: Or, Short Essays on the Various ..., Volume 1

Richard Lobb - 1817
...you born to be An hour or two's delight ; And so to bid good night ! •Twas pity Nature brought you forth Merely to show your worth, And lose you quite....pride, Like you awhile they glide Into the grave. HERRICK. None of the other seasons can vie with Spring in loveliness and amenity. It has the same order...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 9

1847
...smile, And go at last. What! were ye born to be An hour or half s delight, And so to bid good-night? 'Twas pity nature brought ye forth Merely to show...pride, Like you, awhile, they glide, Into the grave. II. — TO DAFFODILS. FAIR daffodils, we weep to see You haste away too soon ; As yet the early-rising...
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Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1822
...hour or half's delight, And so to bid good night? 'Tis pity nature brought ye forth Merely to shew your worth, And lose you quite. But you are lovely...pride, Like you, awhile ; they glide Into the grave." He sings " how roses first came red, and lillies white ;" how • flowers first sprung, and how...
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The Inheritance, Volume 1

Susan Ferrier - 1824 - 387 pages
...things have Their end, though ne'er so brave ; And after they have shown their pride Like you a while, they glide Into the grave. Miss Pratt testified great...mortal antipathy, she readily assented to Miss St. Glair's proposal of returning home. ed she to Gertrude, " that mum should be the watchword here to-day...
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The Inheritance, Volume 1

Susan Ferrier - 1824
...things have Their end, though ne'er so brave; And after they have shown their pride Like you a while, they glide - Into the grave. Miss Pratt testified...while the verses were repeating; but the purpose was answered—the time was passed while the fracture was repairing—and afraid of more poetry, for which...
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The every-day book, or, The guide to the year

William Hone - 1825
...night ? Tis pity Nature brought ye forth Jlerely to show your worth, And lose you quite ! • But your and inhabitants to the parliament; who immediately...to greater beauty, with public money, to be raised ! Htrrick. lifetime. William of Malmesbury relates, that the inhabitants of 'Beverley acknowledge the...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - 1826
...yoa quite ! But your lovely leaves, where we May read how soon things have Their end, though ne'er to brave : And after they have shown their pride, Like you, awhile they glide lato the grave ! Htrrick. lifetime. William of Malmesbnry relates, that the inhabitants of Beverley...
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