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" But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed; Or like the snow-fall in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever; Or like the borealis race, That flit ere you can point their place; Or like the rainbow's lovely... "
Shirley, by Currer Bell - Page 442
by Charlotte Brontė - 1853
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The Theosophist, Volume 30

Theosophy - 1609
...Union, that is by Yoga, that is by " attention and practice." WILLIAM H. KIRBY. EVANESCENT PLEASURES. But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snowfall in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever ; Or like the borealis...
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Tales of Wonder;

Matthew Gregory Lewis, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Southey, John Leyden - Ballads, English - 1801
...wi' pleasure : Kings may be bless'd, but Tarn was glorious, O'er a'5 the hills o' life victorious ! But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed; Or like the snow falls in the river, A moment white then melts for ever ; Or like the borealis race,...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1805
...way wi' pleasure : Kings mny be blest, but Tarn was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious. But pleasures are like poppies spread; ^ You seize the flower, its bloom is shed; 1 Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever; Or like the borealis...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 9-10

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1809
...the charm is gone ; they separate the parts, and find nothing in them. We may say with Burns, Thrse " pleasures are like poppies spread ; You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white, then melts for ever; Or like the borealis race,...
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The Ruminator: Containing a Series of Moral, Critical, and ..., Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges, Robert Pearse Gillies - 1813
...the charm is gone ; they separate the parts, and find nothing in them. We may say with Burns, These " pleasures are like poppies spread ; You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white, then melts for ever; Or like the borealis race,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 25

1829
...indeed rallied us upon the occasion ; and I thought Julia never appeared half so beautiful as now. " But pleasures are like poppies spread : You seize the flower, its bloom is »he«J." So saith Robert Burns ; and, truth to speak, his distich was never more effectually verified...
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The English Master: Or, Student's Guide to Reasoning and Composition ...

William Banks - English language - 1823 - 399 pages
...recovering soon, her visage rears, All moist and trickling with her Ipver's tears." Jerusalem Delivered. " Pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, — its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls hi the river, A moment white, — then melts for ever ; Or like the horealis...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1824
...their way wi' pleasure : Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious. But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever ; Or like the borealis...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library

British anthology - 1825
...way wi' pleasure . Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious ! But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower — its bloom is shed ! Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever ; Or like the Borealis...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...pleasure : Kings may be blest, but Tarn was glorious, O'er a" the ills o' life victorious. But-pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or lilte the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever ; Oi like the borealis...
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