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" LIKE as the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like the dainty flower of May, Or like the morning of the day, Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd which Jonas had; Even such is man, whose thread is spun, Drawn out,... "
The Literary Magazine, and American Register - Page 171
1808
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London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British ..., Volume 4

David Hughson - London (England) - 1807
...work. And on the north side of this monument are these lines: Like to the Damask Rose you see, Or like1 the Blossom on the Tree, Or like the dainty Flower of May, Or like the Morning of the Day ; • Probably Nazutg. Or like the Sun, or like the Shade, Or like the Gourd which Jonas had. Even...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets,: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ...

George Ellis - English poetry - 1811
...you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like the dainty flower of May, Or like the morning to the day, Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd which Jonas had, E'en such is man ; — whose thread is spun, Drawn out, and cut, and so is done. — The rose withers,...
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Some Account of London, Volume 1

Thomas Pennant - London (England) - 1813 - 660 pages
...of the pretty and moral inscription cut on one side. A PRETTY Like to the damask rose you see, ONE. Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like the dainty...the sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd which Jonat had : Even so is man, whose thread is spun, Drawn out and cut, and so is done. The rose withers,...
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The Antiquarian Itinerary: Comprising Specimens of Architecture ..., Volume 2

James Storer - Architecture - 1816 - 342 pages
...the style of Elizabeth and James's time. The inscription is the most pleasing part of this monument: Like to the Damask Rose you see, Or like the Blossom...like the Shade, Or like the Gourd which Jonas had, Eren so is Man, whose Thread is Spun, Drawn out, and cut, and so is done. The Rose withers, the Blossom...
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The Antiquarian Itinerary, Comprising Specimens of Architecture ..., Volume 2

James Storer - Architecture - 1816
...Elizaheth and James's time. The inscription is the most pleasing part of this monument: Like to the Damash Rose you see, Or like the Blossom on the Tree, Or like the dainty Flower of Mayt Or like the Morning of the Day ; Or like the Sun, or like the Shade, Or like the Gourd which Jonas...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...rose you see. Or like the blossom on a tree . Or like the dainty flower in May, Or like the morning to the day; Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd which Jonas bad ; h'en such is man, whose thread is spun, Drawn out and cut, and so is done: Withers the rose,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 45

England - 1839
...Emblems and Divine Fancies had in this respect preferred a dishonest claim. ON MAN S MORTALITY. " Like as the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the...like the dainty flower of May, Or like the morning to the day, Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd which Jonas had — Even such is...
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The Child's Instructor: Consisting of Easy Lessons for Children ...

John Ely - Readers - 1817 - 103 pages
...my soul must hence remove, Give me a mansion in thy love. ON THE SHORTNESS OF HUMAN'LIFE. LIKE as a damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree:...like the dainty flower of May, Or like the morning to the day ; Or like the Sun,'or like the Shade; Or like the Gourd which Jonas had: Even such is Man...
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Excursions in the county of Surrey [by T.K. Cromwell. With an additional ...

Thomas Kitson Cromwell - NEH British History Preservation Project - 1996 - 1821 - 190 pages
...family: which information is succeeded by the quaint verses following : Like to the damask Rose yon see, Or like the Blossom on the tree, Or like the...like the Shade, Or like the Gourd which Jonas had ; liven so is Man whose thread is spun, Drawn out and cut, and so is done. Ye Rose withers, ye Blossom...
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A collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, ancient and modern, by ...

Collection - 1821
...MONUMENT. Like to the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree ; Or like the dainty flow'r of May, Or like the morning of the day. Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd which Jonah made ; Ev'n so is man whose thread is spun, Drawn out and cut, and so is done. The rose withers,...
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