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" The dew shall weep thy fall to-night, For thou must die. Sweet rose, whose hue, angry and brave, Bids the rash gazer wipe his eye, Thy root is ever in its grave, And thou must die. Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, A box where sweets compacted... "
The Complete Angler - Page 89
by Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton - 1863 - 304 pages
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
...whose hue angry and brave Bids the rash gazer wipe his eye: Thy root is ever in its grave, And thou must die. Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, A box where sweets compacted lie; My music shows ye have your closes, And all must die. Only a sweet and virtuous soul, Like seasoned timber, never...
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Light-Gathering Poems

Liz Rosenberg - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2000 - 146 pages
...whose hue, angry and brave, Bids the rash gazer wipe his eye: Thy root is ever in its grave, And thou must die. Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, A box where sweets compacted lie; My music shows ye have your closes, And all must die. Only a sweet and virtuous soul, Like seasoned timber, never...
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Lectures Upon Shakspeare

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 2001
...dispersed herbs do watch a potion, These three make up some Christian's destiny. Some misprint. P. 87. Sweet Spring, full of sweet days and roses, A box where sweets compacted lie. Nest. P. 92. Man. Each thing is full of duty : Waters united are our navigation : Distinguished, our...
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Rocket Mom!: 7 Strategies to Blast You Into Brilliance

Carolina Fernandez - Family & Relationships - 2003 - 200 pages
...In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there. Clement Clarke Moore CELEBRATING SPRING AND EASTER Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, A box where sweets compacted lie. George Herbert Spring is such a beautiful time of the year, not only because it signals the end of...
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Our Greatest Writers: And Their Major Works

John Carrington - English literature - 2003 - 331 pages
...that the central metaphor reverberates endlessly for us. Look at one further example from 'Virtue'. Only a sweet and virtuous soul, Like seasoned timber never gives; But though the whole world turn to coal, Then chiefly lives. The parallel between the virtuous soul and...
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Growing with My Garden: Thoughts on Tending the Soil and the Soul

Rolland Hein - Gardening - 2004 - 133 pages
...whose hue angry and brave Bids the rash gazer wipe an eye, Thy root is ever in its grave, And thou must die. Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, A box where sweets compacted lie, My music shows ye have your closes, And all must die. Only a sweet and virtuous soul, Like season' d timber, never...
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Poetry: The Basics

Jeffrey Wainwright - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 223 pages
...everything in this poem. In the last stanza 'die' is replaced by its opposite in meaning, 'lives': Only a sweet and virtuous soul, Like seasoned timber, never gives; But though the whole world turn to coal, Then chiefly lives. The attraction of this poem is in its carefully...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 267 pages
...red-hued /fine, splendid Bids the rash gazer wipe his eye: Thy root is ever in its grave, And thou must die. Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, A box where sweets compacted lie; perfumes, candy My music shows ye have your closes. final musical cadence And all must die. Only a...
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Ford Madox Ford and Englishness

Dennis Brown, Jenny Plastow - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 290 pages
...century principles. The fourth stanza of the poem, however, suggests that virtue can overcome death: Only a sweet and virtuous soul, Like seasoned timber, never gives; But though the whole world turn to coal, Then chiefly lives. (13-16)' Tietjens is either Christly, or...
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