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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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Poems of John Donne, Volume 2

John Donne - 1896
.... . . the Duke of Buckingham (Percy Sociely Publications, vo1. .\.\i.\.). (8) Lines beginning — " Like to the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree." These are ascribed to Donne in Rawl. D. MS. 859, f. 158. At the end is written the message which Donne...
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Poems of John Donne, Volume 2

John Donne - 1896
.... . the Duhe of Buch' ingham (Percy Society Publications, vol. xxix.). (8) Lines beginning — ' ' Like to the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree." These are ascribed to Donne in Rawl. D. MS. 859, f. 158. At the end is written the message which Donne...
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English Lyric Poetry, 1500-1700

Frederic Ives Carpenter - English poetry - 1897 - 276 pages
...you kissed. SIMON WASTELL. (Fl. circa 1625.) OF MAN'S MORTALITY. From Microbiblion, 1629. T IKE as the damask rose you see, •^ Or like the blossom...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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English Lyric Poetry, 1500-1700

Frederic Ives Carpenter - English poetry - 1897 - 276 pages
...you kissed. SIMON WASTELL. (Fl. circa 1625.) OF MAN'S MORTALITY. From Microbitlion, 1629. T IKE as the damask rose you see, •^ Or like the blossom...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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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...Till cherry ripe themselves do cry. [SiuoN WASTELL. 1623.] MAN'S MORTALITY. The Murobiblia. LIEE 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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English Lyric Poetry, 1500-1700

English poetry - 1897 - 276 pages
...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, E'en such is man; — whose thread is spun, Drawn out, and cut, and so is done. — The rose withers,...
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The History and Antiquities of the Collegiate Church of St. Saviour (St ...

William Thompson - Cathedrals - 1898 - 78 pages
...beautiful and pathetic lines, attributed to Quarles, to Simon Wastell, to Beaumont, and others : — " Like to 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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Gilda Aurifabrorum: A History of English Goldsmiths and Plateworkers, and ...

William Chaffers - Gold-plating - 1899 - 267 pages
...children, and on the north side of this monument are these lines : — " Like to the damask rose you sOO, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like the dainty flower of May, Or like the morning uf tho day, Or like tho sun, or like the shade, Or like tho gourd which Jonas had. — Even so is man...
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Gems of Genius in Poetry and Art: From the Kings and Queens of Thought : and ...

Frederick Saunders, Minnie K. Davis - American poetry - 1888 - 743 pages
...we shall look to-morrow as to-day. SAMUEL R OGEES. MORTALITY. Vp IKE as the damask rose you see, Jaf 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 Essex Review: An Illustrated Quarterly Record of Everything of ..., Volume 8

Essex (England) - 1899
...under the heading : — HOS EGO VERSICULOS. Like to the Damask Rose you see, Or like the blossome on a tree, Or like the dainty flower of May, Or like the morning to the day, Or like the Sunne, or like the shade, Or like the gourd which Jonas had ; Even such is...
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