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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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A Book for Spare Moments: The Urn and the Page

Harvey Buckland - Christian life - 1856 - 162 pages
...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, Even such is man; whose thread is spun, Drawn out, and cut, and so is done: The rose withers, the blossoms...
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Songs of the soul, from the writings of British, Continental and ...

Songs - 1856
...weary eyes on life's short wayfaring, Praise Him that rules the destiny of man. HENBY W. LONGFELLOW. 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...
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Epitaphs for country churchyards, collected and arranged by A. J. C. Hare

Epitaphs, Augustus John C. Hare - 1856
...the pains without rest." The following, on Margaret Humble, is from St. Saviour's, Southwark: — " 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...
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Songs of England. The book of English songs, ed. by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1857 - 319 pages
...chance, hope thou the best. MAN'S MORTALITY. SIMON WAETELL, 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 sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd which...
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Mosaics

Frederick Saunders - 1859 - 408 pages
...:* " Like as the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like the daiuty flower in May, Or like the morning of the day, Or like the sun,...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, the...
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Mosaics

Frederick Saunders - Essays - 1859 - 408 pages
...breath, And leaves no epilogue but Death." Man's mortality is thus described by an old "poet :* " Like as the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like the daiuty flower in May, Or like the morning of the day, Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the...
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Gleanings from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange of Excerpta ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - Literature - 1860 - 527 pages
...; Who gces the soonest, l,as the least to pay. ,n ST. SAVIOUR'S CHURCHYARD, SOUTHWAEE. Like to tho damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like the dainty flower of May, Or like tho morning of tho day, Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd which Jonas hod; Even...
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Sunbeams for all seasons; counsels, cautions, and precepts &c

Sunbeams - 1861
...insignificant as they may seem to those who engage in weightier matters. — Parlour Magazine. 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 to the day, Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd which...
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Half-hours with our sacred poets [an anthology] ed. by A.H. Grant

Half hours - 1863
...of aspect and popularity of interest which may justify their insertion. 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 : Even such is man,...
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Select readings from the poets and prose writers of every country, ed. by J ...

James Fleming - 1863 - 352 pages
...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 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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