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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... "
The wild garland; or, Curiosities of poetry, selected by I.J. Reeve - Seite 252
herausgegeben von - 1866
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The Speaker's Garland, Band 5

Phineas Garrett - 1910
...again I My own dear Papa 1" SIC VITA.— HENRY KINO. Like to the falling of a star, Or as the nights 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, ( >r bubbles which on water stood, — E'en such is man, whose borrowed...
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Century Readings for a Course in English Literature, Band 1

John William Cunliffe, James Francis Augustin Pyre, Karl Young - 1910 - 1143 Seiten
...birth. L'pon my buried body lie Lightly, gentle earth ! FRANCIS BEAUMONT (1584-1616) ON THE LIFE OF MAN Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles arc. Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue, IS Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles which...
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The Vista of English Verse

1911 - 654 Seiten
...Thus great Pan is ever sung'! jfrancis Beaumont 1586(?)-1616 ON THE LIFE OF MAN (From Poems, 1640) 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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The Pageant of English Poetry: Being 1150 Poems and Extracts by 300 Authors

Robert Maynard Leonard - 1911 - 606 Seiten
...soft eye, The searching sun, the open sky, She never could endure. J. KEBLE (The Christian Year). 546. SIC VITA LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the nights of eagles are,— Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew ; Or...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - 1915 - 816 Seiten
...-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;...trace. Or, if a nobler prey Delight you more, go 5 Or bubbles which on water stood; Even such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight called in and...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Band 2

Franklyn Bliss Snyder - 1916 - 889 Seiten
...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...o'er the stony street; On with the dance! let joy be a wind that chafes the flood, 5 Or bubbles which on water stood : Even such is man, whose borrowed...
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The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries

1916
...on the soil of the state he loved and served all that was mortal of John Baker now rests in peace. "Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights...gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew, Or like a wind that chafes the flood. Or bubbles which on water stood, — E'en such is man, whose borrowed...
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A Dictionary of Similes

Frank Jenners Wilstach - 1916 - 488 Seiten
...about them, to corrupt their streams, Bearing no season, much less salt of goodness. — BEN JONSON. Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew ; Or like a wind that chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood : Ev'n such is man. whose borrow'd light...
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The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries, Bände 22-23

1916
...that was mortal of John Baker now rests in peacs. "Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights cf 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, — E'en such is man, whose borrowed...
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Studies in Shakespeare

Homer Baxter Sprague - 1916 - 220 Seiten
...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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