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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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Golden gleanings, a selection from the poets devotional and moral

Golden gleanings - 1863
...see, Or like a blossom on a tree, Or like a dainty flower of May, Or like the morning to the day, u 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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Diaries of a Lady of Quality from 1797 to 1844

Frances Williams-Wynn - Anecdotes - 1864 - 359 pages
...Fama per orat volat Spiritua Astra tenet. FROM AN ANCIENT MONUMENT, ST. SAVIOUR'S CHURCH, SOUTHWARK. Like to the Damask rose you see, Or like the blossom...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 Eose withers,...
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Flowers and Fruit Gathered by Loving Hands from Old English Gardens

Emily Taylor - English poetry - 1864 - 182 pages
...and several other pieces are taken from his Poems, republished by Pickering, 1820. SIC VITA. jjIKE as the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the...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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Life-lights of song, ed. by D. Page, Volume 3

Life-lights - 1864
...thou keep them in tune. MRS FRANCES OSGOOD, 1812-1850. — American. BREVITY OF HUMAN LIFE. 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...
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The World's Way: Lays of Life and Labour

American poetry - 1864 - 304 pages
...thou keep them in tune. MRS FRANCES OSGOOD, 1812-1850. — American. BREVITY OF HUMAN LIFE. 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...
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London Scenes and London People: Anecdotes, Reminiscences, and Sketches of ...

William Harvey - London (England) - 1864 - 362 pages
...inscription on the tomb of Richard, his two wives, and children, in St. Saviour's Church, Southwark:— "Like to the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on tie tree, Or like the dainty flower of May, Or like the morning of the day; Or like the BUB, or like...
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Gathered riches from the older poets, A.D. 1340-1699 [ed. by W.K.].

Gathered riches, W K - 1865 - 123 pages
...the wind, the worm, with time doth shew There flow from much appearance works but few. €tf 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...
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Our life illustrated by pen and pencil [an anthology].

Our life - 1865
...vanisheth away." " So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom." 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...
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Gathered Riches from the Older Poets, A.D. 1340-1699

English poetry - 1865 - 223 pages
...the wind, the worm, with time doth shew There flow from much appearance works but few. SDf 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...
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The Sunday Book of Poetry

Cecil Frances Alexander - Children's poetry, English - 1865 - 318 pages
...rose you see, Or as 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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