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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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Walks in London, Volume 1

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1901
...Alderman Richard Humble (1616) and his two wives. The inscription is attributed to Francis Quarles— 1 Like to the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom...dainty flower of May, Or like the morning of the day, 1 There is a curious tract called ' The True History of the Life and sudden Death of old John Overs,...
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The Fireside Encyclopedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1901 - 1027 pages
...were pour'd, As sad as earth, as sweet as heaven ! OLIVER WENDELL HOLIID. MAX'S MORTALITY. LIKE as ness love, Thy justice fear. If in this bottom aught but Thee, Encroaching, sought 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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Quellenstudien zu Robert Burns, 1773-1791

Otto Ritter - 1901 - 260 pages
...gawdy hue . . Or bubbles which on water stood,' etc., oder von ähnlichen Gedichten dieser Art, wie 'Like to the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like,' etc. (cf. NQ 8, VI. 419), 'Like to a dove-cote never haunted . . Or like,' etc. (Roxburghe Ballads,...
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Palaestra

English literature - 1901
...gawdy hue . . Or bubbles which on water stood,' etc., oder von ähnlichen Gedichten dieser Art, wie 'Like to the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like,' etc. (cf. NQ 8, VI. 419), 'Like to a dove-cote never haunted . . Or like,' etc. (Roxburghe Ballads,...
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The Missing Links: Or, The Anglo-Saxons, the Ten Tribes of Israel ...

Morton W. Spencer - Anglo-Israelism - 1901
...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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The World's Best Poetry ...

English poetry - 1904
...But, though the whole world turn to coal, Then chiefly lives. GEORGE HERBERT. MAN'S MORTALITY. 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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Minor Poets of the Caroline Period ...: John Cleveland: Poems. Thomas ...

George Saintsbury - English poetry - 1921
...lies; The dew dries up; the star is shot; The flight is past; and man forgot. 10 WASTELL. [II.] 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...
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Southwark Cathedral: The History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of ...

William Thompson - 1906 - 365 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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The Speaker's Garland, Volume 4

P. Garrett - 1906
...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 Jonas had; Even such is man, whose thread is spun, Prawn out and out, and so is done. The rose withers, the blossom...
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The Rhetoric of John Donne's Verse

Wightman Fletcher Melton - Donne, John - 1906 - 206 pages
...introductory couplets) in 'Appendix B,' it would be interesting to see the complete poem beginning, iJike to the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree. The same may be said of the poems, in the O'Flahertie MS. l beginning : Nature amaz'd saw mdn without...
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