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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 Sacred Poets of England and America: For Three Centuries

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1849 - 552 Seiten
...breath, And leaves no epilogue but death. sic VITA. LIKK to the falling of a star, Or as the flight 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...
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Notes and Queries

1874
...imitations of a poem called Life by Henry King, Bishop of Chichester (15911669), commencing :— " Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are," &c.] PECULIAR TREATMENT OF SOME WORDS IN PASSING FROM ONE LANGUAGE то ANOTHER (5th S. i. 247 ; ii....
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Band 1

Robert Chambers - 1850
...the year, And thy example others make In love with sorrow for thy sake. Sic Tito. Like to the fallins ll murder thee. Rom. Alack 1 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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Last Hours, Or, Words and Acts of the Dying

Augustus Charles Thompson - 1851 - 233 Seiten
...strengthening him. 12 CHAPTER XXVI BREVITY OF LIFE. Like to the falling of a star, Or u the flight of eagles are ; Or like the fresh Spring's gaudy hue,...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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Selections from the British Poets: Chronologically Arranged from Chaucer to ...

1851
...or this, That hurtful is, Deny thy suppliant. HENEY KING. BORN, 1591; DIED, 16«9. THE LIFE OF MAN. 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 Pot of manna

...be brought With thee to spend eternity, And sing the song of Jubilee. Liverpool. CESTRIAN. , LIFE. 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—- Even such is man, whose borrowed...
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Selections from the Christian Poets, Ancient and Modern

Christian poets - 1851 - 431 Seiten
...blow. " OUR LIFE IS EVEN AS A VAPOUR! WHICH APPEARETH FOR A LITTLE WHILE, AND THEN VAMSHKTH AWAY." 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 bubble which on water stood, E'en such is man, whose borrow'd light...
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A Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker: Containing Over a Thousand Subjects ...

Charles Simmons - 1852 - 552 Seiten
...666, 734.] 970. VANITY OF HUMAN LIFE. Burke. What shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue ! King. 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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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 Seiten
...thing. Chapman. Know then thyself, presume not God to scan, The proper study of mankind is man. Pope. 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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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productins of ...

Robert Chambers - 1853
...there, Prolong my winter all the year, And thy example others make lu lore with sorrow for thy sake. Sic Vita. Like to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are j Or like the fresh spring's gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew ; Or like a wind that chafes...
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