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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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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 93, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1823
...the memory of Rich. Humble, Alderman of London, on which is the following poetical inscription : " Like to the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like the dainty flower of May, Of like the morning of the day, Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd which Jonas had...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 3

1824
...you «ef , 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 had, Even such is man, whose thread is spun, Drawn out and cut, and so is done—- The rose withers, the blossom...
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A Biographical History of England: from Egbert the Great to the ..., Volume 2

James Granger - Great Britain - 1824
...erected a monument to his memory in the church of St. Mary Overies, with the following inscription : Like to the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree ; Or like the dainty flowers of May, Or like the morning of the da;; Or like the sun or like the shade, Or like the gourd...
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A biographical history of England, adapted to a methodical ..., Volume 1

James Granger - 1824
...erected a monument to his memory in the church of St. Mary Overies, with the following inscription : Like to the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree ; Or like the dainty flowers of May, Or like the morning of the dajr; Or like the sun or like the shade. Or like the gourd...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 95, Part 1

Early English newspapers - 1825
...who, we are informed, entered at Oxford about 1580, and are as follow: Of 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 haJ, K'on such is roan;...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 95

English essays - 1825
...rou you see, Or like tbe blossom on the tree, Or like the dainty 6ower of May, Or like the morning to the day, Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like tlii- gourd which Jonas had, £'en such '» man ; — whose thread !« spun, Dtawn out, and cut, and...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...studied at Oxford, and became master of the free, school at Northampton. OF 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, E'en such is man;—whose...
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The Monthly Review

1827
...Wastell, a native of Westmoreland, who was born about 1562. The title is ' On Man's Mortality.' ' Like as the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the...tree, Or like the dainty flower of May, Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the morning to the day, Or like the gourd which Jonas had, E'en such...
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The Sacred Lyre: Comprising Poems, Devotional, Moral and Preceptive ...

Christian poetry, English - 1828 - 360 pages
...And gives a sure hope at the end of his days Of rising in brighter array! OF MAN'S MORTALITY. LIEE 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, E'en such as man;...
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Londiniana: Or, Reminiscences of the British Metropolis: Including ..., Volume 3

Edward Wedlake Brayley - London (England) - 1829
...two wives, in St. Saviour's Church, erected in 1616, is the following Epitaph* " Like to the damaske rose you see( Or like the blossom on the tree, Or...morning of the day, Or like the sun, or like the shade, i - Or like the gourd which Jonas had, Even so is Man, whose thread is spur*, Drawn out, and cut, and...
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