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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 Presbyterian Magazine, Volume 7, Issue 2

Cortlandt Van Rensselaer - Presbyterian Church - 1857
...probability, to be the production of Quarles. — (Annals of St. Mary Overy, by W. Taylor, p. 99.) Like to the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom...the sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd which Jonah had; Even so is man, whose thread is spun, Drawn out and cut, and so is done ! The rose withers,...
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Knight's Cyclopędia of London, 1851

Charles Knight - London (England) - 1851 - 860 pages
...inscription, which is a slightly varied extract from a poem attributed to Francis Quartes : — '• Like to the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom...tree, Or like the dainty flower of May, Or like the moruing of the day, Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd which Jonas had, Even SO...
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The Book of English Songs: From the Sixteenth to the Ninteenth Century

Charles Mackay - Ballads, English - 1851 - 312 pages
...chance, hope thou the best. MAN'S MORTALITY. SIMON WASTKLL, from " The Microbiblia," 1623. LIKE as the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like the dainty flower in May, Or like the morning of the day, Or like the snn, or like the shade, Or like the gonrd which...
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Selections from the British Poets: Chronologically Arranged from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1851
...content, a conscience clear.* SIMON WASTELL. Bonx, 1562; DATE op DEATH UNCERTAIN. MAN'S MORTALITY. LIKE as the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like the dainty flow'r of May, Or like the morning to the day, Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Poetry - 1854 - 430 pages
...something beyond it poor man sure must live. ON THE SHORTNESS OF HUMAN LIFE. — WaateU..* 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 Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1854
...crown'd witi: glory, ' Where the weary are at rest.'" MAN'S MORTALITY. BY SIMON WASTEI.L, 1623. LIKE as the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like the dainty flower in May, Or like the morning of the day, Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd whleh...
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Oldham's Amusing and Instructive Reader: A Course of Reading, Original and ...

Oliver Oldham - Readers (Secondary) - 1854 - 384 pages
...rose you see, Or like a blossom on the 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; E'en such is man, whose thread is spun, Drawn out, and cut, and so is done; Withers the rose, the blossom...
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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

American poetry - 1855 - 430 pages
...For something beyond it poor man sure must live. ON THE SHORTNESS OF HUMAN LIFE. — Wtutell* 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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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...For something beyond it poor man sure must live. ON THE SHORTNESS OP HUMAN LIFE. — Wastett* 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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A Book for Spare Moments: The Urn and the Page

Harvey Buckland - Christian life - 1856 - 162 pages
...show'd, and told me too, Mine end near was, And so away he flew. Herride, OF MAN S MORTALITY. Like as the damask rose you see, • Or like the blossom on...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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