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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 History of the County of Surrey: Comprising Every Object of ..., Volume 1

Thomas Allen - Surrey (England) - 1831
...interred with her father, April 13, 1616." On the north side of this monument are the following lines : " Like to the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom...flower of May, Or like the morning of the day, Or Jike the sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd which Jonas had, Even so is man, whose thread is...
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Flora's Interpreter, Or The American Book of Flowers and Sentiments

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Flower language - 1832 - 223 pages
...Greece— then it wai aamascena. transplanted into Italy and France. Flowers white and red. YOUTH. Like the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like the dainty flowers of May, " Or like the morning to the day, Even such is life. Blackburne. SENTIMENT. Let us...
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The Child's Instructor: Consisting of Easy Lessons for Children on Subjects ...

John Ely - Readers (Primary) - 1833 - 108 pages
...my soul must hence ^remove, Give me a mansion in thy love. ON THE SHORTNESS OF HUMAN LIT*. Like as a damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree...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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The Saturday Magazine ..., Volume 1

1833
...13, 1616. The following lines are inscribed : — LIKE to the damask row you see, Or like the blussom on the tree, Or like the dainty flower of May, Or like the morning of the day, Or like the »un, or like the shad«, Or like the gourd which Jonas bad, Ev'n so is MAN, whose thread is ejmn,...
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The Book of Flowers

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Flowers in literature - 1836 - 372 pages
...Asia into Greece ; then it was transplanted into Italy and France. Flowers, white and red. YOUTH. Like the Damask Rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like the dainty nowers of May, Or like the morning to the day, Even such is life. Br.ACKRURNE. SENTIMENT. Let us prize...
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The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and ..., Volume 4

Thomas Allen - London (England) - 1839
...lines: Like to the damask rose you see, Of like the blossom on the tree, Or like the dainty llowerof May, Or like the morning of the day, Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the eourd which Jonas had, Even so is man, whose thread is spun Drawn out, and cut and so is done. The...
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The scientific reader and practical elocutionist

R T. Linnington - 1837
...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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Flora's Interpreter: Or, The American Book of Flowers and Sentiments

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Flower language - 1838 - 262 pages
...and France. Flowers white and red. E> '' !_„ " first brought from Asia into Greece— YOUTH. Like the damask rose you see, Or like the blossom on the tree, Or like the dainty flowers of May, Or like the morning to the day,— Even such is life. SENTIMENT. BlacKburne. Let us...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 45

Scotland - 1839
...Emblems and Divine Fancies had in this respect preferred a djshonest claim. ON 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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 45

England - 1839
...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 blossom...
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