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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 History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and ..., Volume 4

Thomas Allen - London (England) - 1839
...side of the Three Crown-gate, in Southwark.' % And on the north side of this monument are these lines: Like to the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like the morning of the day, Or like the dainty flower of May, Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the...
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The Mirror of Literature,Amusement,and Instruction: VOL.XXXIII

The Mirror of Literature,Amusement,and Instruction: VOL.XXXIII - 1839
...lost in death. HBS ON MAN'S MORTALITY. " LIEF, as the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on I he 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 — Even such is...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...let him lie, And slumbering die, And change his soul for harmony. SIMON WASTELL. 1623. MAN. 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 Jonah had, E'en auch is man,...
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Lessons for young persons in humble life [by E. Frank].

Elizabeth Frank - 1842
...the call that bids us rise To promis'd mansions in the skies. SECTION 17. On the shortness of life, LIKE to the damask rose you see ; Or like the blossom on the tree ; Or like the dainty flow'r in May ; Or like the morning of the day ; Or like the sun ; or like the shade ; Or like the...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...For something beyond it poor man sure must live. ON THE SHORTNESS OF HUMAN LIFE. — Wastdl* 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 Jonah had, E'en such is man...
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The Third School Reader

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Readers - 1846 - 218 pages
...a swan, — E'en such is man, who lives by breath, Now here, now there, in life, in death. 6. Like the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the...like the dainty flower of May, Or like the morning to the day ; 7. Or like a thought, or like a dream. Or like the gliding of a stream, — E'en such...
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The Monotonical Speller, and Docile Reader, of the English Language ...

Hezekiah Burhans - Arithmetic - 1847 - 180 pages
...less vi o lence di a dem pi a net hy dro gen LESSON 221. OF THE SHORTNESS OF HUMAN LIFE. 1. Like as the damask rose you see ; Or like the blossom on the...dainty flower of May ; Or like the morning of the day ; 2. Or like the sun, or Jike the shade ; Or like the rose that soon will fade ; Even such is man,...
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The Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1848
...hasten then, and wisely cboose, Your hearts to Jesus give. HSC JFragnttnt EPITAPH IM A CHURCHYARD. Like to the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or'Hke the dainty flower of May, Or like the morning of the day, Or like the sun, or like the shade,...
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The Spiritual Magazine, and Zion's Casket

Christian life - 1849
...Bid every murmuring thought be still, And melt a heart like mine. MARY. OF MAN'S MORTALITY. LIKE as h. The truths we speak are those that we have tasted,...and handled from the word of God ; having fellowshi to the day, Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd which Jonah had ; E'en such is man,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1874
...TU-SA-PÜ. "LlKE TO THE DAMASK ROSE YOU SEE " (5th S. ii. 227) is by Francis Quarles. It begins thus : — " 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 day, Or like the sun, or like the shades, Or like the gourd...
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