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" It is 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 of a day Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night — It was the plant and... "
A dictionary of poetical illustrations - Seite 310
von Robert Aitkin Bertram - 1877
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A Household Book of English Poetry. Selected and Arranged, with Notes

Richard Chenevix Trench - 1870 - 438 Seiten
...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...beauties see, And in short measures life may perfect be. 10 Ben Jonson. XLII THE BA TTLE OF AC1NCOURT. Fair stood the wind for France When we our sails advance,...
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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 Seiten
...soft ! O so sweet is she ! THE NOBLE NATURE. TT Is not growing like a tree -*- In bulk, doth make Man better be; Or standing long an oak, three hundred...A lily of a day Is fairer far in May, Although it foil and die that night — It was the plant and flower of Light. In small proportions we just beauties...
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The Divine Comedy, Band 2

Dante Alighieri - 1870
...without particular reference to any one. 103. Ben Jonson, Ode on the Death of Sir H. Morison: — " It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make men...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 night ; It was the plant...
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the country gentleman's magazine

simpkim marshall & co - 1871
...Kingdom teaches lessons all ought to learn. What does Ben Johnson say (oh, rare Ben Johnson !) ?— " It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make men...beauties see, And in short measures life may perfect be." Edmund Waller says truly— " Small is the worth Of beauty from the light retired." But in another...
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The Secret of Long Life

Edward James Mortimer Collins - 1871 - 145 Seiten
...verse, and, if there is thought in it, that thought will live, even though the rhythmic form perishes. It is not growing like a tree In bulk doth make men...beauties see ; And in short measures life may perfect be. It may. At the same time the short-lived ' flower of light,' with all its dainty beauty and subtle...
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Hetty's resolve, by the author of 'Under the lime trees'.

Edis Searle - 1871
...CHAPTER I. AT HOME. It is 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,...beauties see, And in short measures life may perfect be. BEN JONSON. " SHE seemed really sorry about it. Well, it is strange. I should never have thought she...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1871 - 789 Seiten
...better be ; Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and scar ^ s without hands or eyes, smelling sans all, Or but...thou canst mutine in a matron's bones, To flaming BEN JONSON. MY MINDE TO ME A KINGDOM IS. MY minde to me a kingdom is ; Such perfect joy therein l finde...
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The new poetical reader, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1872 - 160 Seiten
...Farewell. The hopes of court; my hopes in heaven do dwell. \Exeunt. THE GOOD LIFE—LONG LlFE.-£en Jonson IT is not growing like a tree In bulk doth make men...beauties see, And in short measures life may perfect be. THE LOSS OF THE BIRKENHEAD. Sir FH Doyle. Supposed to be narrated by a soldier who s^lrv^ved. (The...
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Poems of the inner life, selected chiefly from modern authors [by R.C. Jones].

Poems - 1872
...felt the pledge And sweetness of the farther shore. JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL. GOOD LIFE, LONG LIFE. TT is not growing like a tree, In bulk, doth make men...beauties see, And in short measures life may perfect be. BEN JONSON. I WILL ARISE. A 1 7"HO, toiling on the weary round of life, * * But feels sometimes, —...
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New Cyclopaedia of Poetical Illustrations: Adapted to Christian Teaching ...

1872 - 696 Seiten
...little farther from the earth, And nearer to the sky. 1636. GBOWTH, Trae. It is not growing like a trco er Ben Jonson. 1637. GUIDANCE, Christ's. Jesus, still lead on, Till our rest be won ; And although the...
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