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" The soul on earth is an immortal guest, Compelled to starve at an unreal feast : A spark, which upward tends by nature's force -. A stream, diverted from its parent source ; A drop, dissevered from the boundless sea ; A moment, parted from eternity ;... "
The Works of Hannah More - Page 161
by Hannah More - 1830
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Select poetry; chiefly on subjects connected with religion

Select poetry - 1825 - 160 pages
...seek its bliss in pleasure, wealth, or praise ? No : wisdom views, with an indifferent eye, All finite joys, all blessings born to die. The soul on earth...guest, Compell'd to starve at an unreal feast : A spark that upward tends by nature's force, A stream diverted from its parent source ; A drop dissever'd from...
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Sacred Dramas: The Search After Happiness : and Other Poems

Hannah More - 1827 - 268 pages
...its bliss in pleasure, wealth, or praisoff No: Wisdom views with an indifferent eye All finite joys, all blessings born to die. The soul on earth is an immortal guest, Compell'd to starve at an uureal feast : A spark, which upwards tends by Nature's force; A stream diverted from its parent source;...
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The Works of Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life

Hannah More - 1827
...its bliss in pleasures, wealth, or praise ? No : Wisdom views with an indifferent eye All finite joys, all blessings born to die. The soul on earth is an immortal guest, Compell'd 10 starve at an unreal feast ; A spark, which upward tends by nature's force ; A stream diverted from...
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Sacred Poetry

1828 - 180 pages
...pleasure, wealth* or praise .No: wisdom views, with an indiflfrent eye, All finite joys, alf'blessings born to die. The soul on earth is an immortal guest,...Compell'd to starve at an unreal feast : * A spark that upward .tends, by nature's force, A stream diverted from its parent source ; A drop dissevered...
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Shakspeare's Seven Ages: Or, The Progress of Human Life

John Evans - 1831 - 281 pages
...seek its bliss in pleasure, wealth, or praise ? No Wisdom views with an indifferent eye All finite joys, all blessings born TO DIE ! The SOUL on earth...A stream diverted from its parent source ; A drop dissevered from the boundless sea, A moment parted from ETERNITY ! A pilgrim panting for the rest to...
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The Saturday Magazine ...

1840
...seek its bliss in pleasure, wealth, or praise ? No, wisdom views, with on indifferent eye, All finite joys, all blessings born to die. The soul on earth is an immortal guest, Compelled to starve at an unreal feast : A spark that upward tends by nature's force, A stream diverted...
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Shakspeare's Seven Ages of Man: Or, The Progress of Human Life. Illustrated ...

John Evans - 1834 - 252 pages
...seek its bliss in pleasure, wealth, or praise ? No Wisdom views with an indifferent eye All finite joys, all blessings born TO DIE! The SOUL on earth...force, A stream diverted from its parent source; A drop dissevered from the boundless sea, A moment parted from ETERNITY ! A pilgrim panting for the rest to...
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Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of Mrs. Hannah More, Volume 1

Hannah More - 1834
...indifferent eye All finite joys, all biessings born to die. The soul on earth is an immortal guest, CompelFd to starve at an unreal feast : A spark, which upward...from its parent source ; A drop dissever'd from the boundiess uea ; A moment parted from eternity. . In her poejn on Sensibility, the line of discrimination...
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Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of Mrs. Hannah More, Volume 4

William Roberts, Hannah More - 1835
...seek its bliss in pleasure, wealth, or praise > No, wisdom views with an indifferent eye AU finite joys, all blessings born to die. The soul on earth...A stream diverted from its parent source : A drop dissevered from the boundless sea, A moment parted from eternity.' In her poem on Sensibility, the...
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Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of Mrs. Hannah More, Volume 1

Hannah More - 1835
...its bliss in pleasure, weaith, or praise ? No, wisdom views with an indifferent eye All finite joys, all blessings born to die. The soul on earth...feast : A spark, which upward tends by nature's force j A stream diverted from its parent source ; A drop dissever'd from the boundless sea ; A moment parted...
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