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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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Memories of Merton

John Bruce Norton - English poetry - 1865 - 355 pages
...nothing in respeet of thee : and verily every man living is altogether vanity." — PSALMS. " Like as the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like the dainty flower in May, Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the morning of the day, Or like the gourd which...
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The Sunday Book of Poetry

Cecil Frances Alexander - Children's poetry, English - 1865 - 335 pages
...do the right." Norman Macleod V DEATH CXXVIII MAN'S MORTALITY LIKE as the damask 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...
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The harp of Judah; or, Gems of sacred poetry

Judah - 1866
...— A pleasure without loss, a treasure without stealth GILES FLETCHER. I MORTALITY OF MAT-i. 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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Select Readings from the Poets and Prose Writers of Every Country

James Fleming (ed) - 1866
...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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Choice English Lyrics

James Baldwin - English poetry - 1894 - 368 pages
...of the greatest deeds of the past. — PROFESSOR JOWETT. 1. MAN'S MORTALITY. LIKE as the damask ro^e 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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The Canadian Medical Review, Volumes 5-6

1897
...our pressing duties and spurred onward by our desires and ambitions we are nearing the end. " 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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Public Speaking and Debate

George Jacob Holyoake - Debates and debating - 1895 - 266 pages
...rose you see, Or like a 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 Jonah made : Even such is man, whose thread is spun, Drawn out and out, and so is done. The rose withers,...
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John Ploughman's Talk: Or, Plain Advice for Plain People

Charles Haddon Spurgeon - Conduct of life - 1896 - 234 pages
...one. " 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 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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John Ploughman's Talk: Or, Plain Advice for Plain People

Charles Haddon Spurgeon - Conduct of life - 1896 - 234 pages
...work, and turn up other sods. It is in St. Saviour's, Southwark, and is, I think, a rare good one. x " 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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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry

Charles Mackay - English poetry - 1896 - 633 pages
...Till cherry ripe themselves do cry. [SiMOH WASTILL. 1633.] MAN'S MORTALITY. Tht Microbiblui. 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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