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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... "
Anthologia oxoniensis - Page 162
by William Linwood - 1846 - 306 pages
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A New Elucidation of the Principles of Speech and Elocution: A Full ...

Alexander Melville Bell - 1849 - 311 pages
...Human perceptions - first - open - upon effects, - and thence, - by slow degrees, - ascend - to causes. Like - to the falling - of a star, Or - as - the flights...the flood, Or - bubbles - which - on water - stood : Even such - is man - whose borrowed light Is - straight - called in - and - paid - to night ; ...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Volumes 7-8

1854
...the nay, we pause, for we must not by such comparisons further libel the brnte creation. SO IS LIFE. LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood : Ev'n such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight called in and paid to-night. The wind blows out...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1849
...my winter all the year, And thy example others make In love with sorrow for thy sake. Ac Fito. dilate, Whereof by parcels she had something heard, But not intentively. : Ev'n such is man, whose borrow'd light Is straight call'd in, and paid to-night. The wind blows out,...
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King's Cope: A Novel

Ellen Wallace - 1870 - 172 pages
...spades, which they laid behind a gravestone when they went into the church. CHAPTER XIV. Like to tl,c falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are,...chafes the flood, Or bubbles 'which on water stood; Even such is man, whose borrowed light, Is straight called in and paid to-night. HENRY KING. 4* ANNE...
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The Sacred Poets of England and America: For Three Centuries

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1849 - 552 pages
...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,...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 Classical Museum, Volume 6

Leonhard Schmitz - 1849
...with him on'another ground. Speaking (p. 336,) of Mr. Goldwin Smith's translation of the lines, " E'en such is man, whose borrowed light Is straight called in, and paid to-night." " Sic importunis hominum lux credita fatis Vespere debetur, nocte redacta perit," he says, " the Reviewer's...
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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 ANOTHER (5th S. i. 247 ; ii....
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 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 : Ev'n such is man, whose borrow'd light Is straight oall'd in, and paid to-night. The wind blows out,...
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Record: containing sermons, annotations on Revelation, a brief statement of ...

Thomas Lockerby - 1850
...SIC VITA. Like to the falhng of a star. Or as the flight of eagles are ; Or like the fresh springs gaudy hue, Or silver drops of morning dew ; Or like...chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood ; Even such is man, whose borrowed igat Is straight-called in and paid to nijjht 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, 169. THE LIFE OF MAN. LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of...chafes the flood, Or bubbles which on water stood : Ev'n such is man, whose borrow' d light Is straight call'd in, and paid to-night. The wind blows...
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