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" O'er a' the ills o' life victorious. But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever ; Or like the borealis race, That flit ere you can point... "
Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ... - Página 159
por A general reader - 1827 - 188 páginas
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volumen25

1829
...indeed rallied us upon the occasion ; and I thought Julia never appeared half so beautiful as now. " But pleasures are like poppies spread : You seize the flower, its bloom is shed." So saith Robert Burns ; and, truth to speak, his distich was never more effectually verified than at...
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Tam O'Shanter and Souter Johnny, a Poem

Robert Burns - 1830 - 16 páginas
...O'er a' the ills o' life victorious. But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flow•r, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever ; Or like the borealis race, That flit ere you can point their place ; TAM O' SHANTER. . '...
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Fashionable Amusements

Denny R. Thomason - 1831 - 205 páginas
...regrets? The evanescent nature of such gratifications is fully adequate to produce this effect, for Pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower,...snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever ; Or like the borealis race, That flits ere you can point their place ; Or like the rainbow's...
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Fashionable Amusements

Denny R. Thomason - 1831 - 205 páginas
...regrets? The evanescent nature of such gratifications is fully adequate to produce this effect, for Pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower,...shed ; Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white—then melts for ever; Or like the borealis race, That flits ere you can point their place ;...
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The Agamemnon of Æschylus, tr. [and] illustr. by a diss. on Grecian tragedy ...

Aeschylus - 1831
...somewhat similar accumulation of images to illustrate the fugitive nature of earthly pleasures. — " But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow falls in the river — A moment white, then melts for ever ; Or like the Borealis race That flit...
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The Works of Robert Burns; with an Account of His Life, and a Criticism on ...

Robert Burns - 1831 - 438 páginas
...may be blest, but Tarn was glorious O'er a' the ills o' life victorious. pread, You seize the flow*r, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever; Or like the boreal is race, That flit ere you can point their place ; Or like the rainbow's...
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The Agamemnon of Aeschylus

Aeschylus - 1831 - 267 páginas
...somewhat similar accumulation of images to illustrate the fugitive nature of earthly pleasures. — " But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow falls in the river — A moment white, then melts for ever ; Or like the Borealis race That flit...
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Jones's Cabinet Edition of British Poets, Volumen2

1831
...o' life victorious. But pleasures are like popples spread. You seize the flow'r, its bloom is (bed; Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever; Or like the borealis race, That flit ere you can point their place Or like the rainbow's...
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Gathered Flowers: Chiefly from the Works of the British Poets

1832 - 179 páginas
...beds of pleasaut green, Where never yet was creeping creature seen. THOMSON. CASTLK OF IXDOLEXCK. BUT pleasures are like Poppies spread, You seize the flower,...snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever; Or like the borealis race, That flit ere you can point their place ; Or like the rainbow's...
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Novellettes of a Traveller: Or, Odds and Ends from the Knapsack of ..., Volumen1

Henry Junius Nott - 1834 - 229 páginas
...begun to assume a halcyon aspect " But," to make a quotation that we will not mar by retrenchment, " Pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower,...snow-falls in the river, - A moment white — then melts for ewr ; VOL. I.— B , Or Jike the borealis race, ; That flit ere you can point their place ; J Or...
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