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" Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, So do our minutes hasten to their end; Each changing place with that which goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. "
The Poetical Works of William Shakspeare - Page 172
1851
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The Treasury of Literature and Art: a Selection from the Best Writers

Treasury - 1872 - 160 pages
...hire a guide for the next stage, which brought him to the city of Chalons-surMarne. TIME. —SMOLLETT. LIKE as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...forwards do contend. Nativity, once in the main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crowned, Crooked eclipses 'gainst his glory fight, And Time,...
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The book of birthdays

Book - 1872 - 240 pages
...And the course of time is thus depicted in another of his sonnets : — Like as the waves make toward the pebbled shore So do our minutes hasten to their...forwards do contend. Nativity once in the main of light* Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crown'd, Crooked eclipses 'gainst his glory fight, And Time...
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Works, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1874
...the same. 0, sure I am, the wits of former days To subjects worse have given admiring praise ! IX. Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...forwards do contend. Nativity, once in the main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crown'd, Crooked eclipses 'gainst his glory fight, And Time,...
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English Sonnets: A Selection

John Dennis - 1873 - 238 pages
...in this, and dwell in lovers' eyes. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. 1564 — 1616. TIME POWERLESS AGAINST SONG. LIKE as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...forwards do contend. Nativity, once in the main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crowned, Crooked eclipses 'gainst his glory fight, And Time...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1874 - 534 pages
...or grief; Since, if my scent be good, I care not if It be as short as yours. HERRERT. REVOLUTIONS. LIKE as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...to their end; Each changing place with that which In sequent toil all forwards do contend. goes before, Nativity once in the main of light Crawls to...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875 - 534 pages
...or grief ; Since, if my scent be good, I care not if It be as short as yours. HERBERT. REVOLUTIONS. LIKE as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...In sequent toil all forwards do contend. Nativity ouce in the main of light Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crowned, ('rooked eclipses 'gainst his...
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Westleigh, and other tales

mrs. G J Preston - 1875
...tribulation we must enter the Kingdom ? and should he faint by the way ? CHAPTER VIII. . "TIME FLIES." " Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend." SHAKESPKARE. THIS is a trite expression, the truth of which we have all realised, as did the characters...
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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - 1876
...are mended, or where better they, Or whether revolution be the same. 0 ! sure I am, the wits owonner eet th 3 light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crown'd, Crooked eclipses 'gainst his glory fight, And time...
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The poets' year, a birthday register with selections from Chaucer to Longfellow

Poets - 1877
...as to give a good general idea of the style and character of thought of the writers. BELFAST, 1877. LIKE as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,...forwards do contend. Nativity, once in the main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crowned, Crooked eclipses 'gainst his glory fight, And Time,...
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A Dictionary of Poetical Illustrations: Specially Selected with View to the ...

Robert Aitkin Bertram - 1877 - 748 pages
...3333. TIME.« 'Flight of LIKE as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, So do our minutes hastemto their end; Each changing place with that which goes...forwards do contend. Nativity once in the main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crown'd, Crooked eclipses 'gainst his glory fight, And Time...
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