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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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The Works of Robert Burns: With His Life, Volumen3

Robert Burns, Allan Cunningham - 1834
...glorious, O'er sf the ills o' life victorious. But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flow'r, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snowfalls 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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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1834
...taste and genius that blessed the sweet charities of private life by which I was then surrounded^. But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed : Or like the snow-fall in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever. This second edition is published with...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volumen3

1836
...direction of the pupil upwards, so much so, indeed, as frequently to be lost beneath the upper lid. " But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed : Or, like the enow, falls in a river, A moment white— then melts for ever." These raptures have been known to melt...
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West Devon and Cornwall Flora, Volumen1

John Jacob - 1836 - 346 páginas
...beautifully alluded to by Burns : " But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, the bloom is shed ! Or like the snow-falls in the river A moment white — then melt for ever : Or like the Borealis race That flit ere you can point their place ; Or like the rainbow's...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge

1836
...upwards, so much so, indeed, ач frequently to be lost beneath the upper lid. " But pleasures nre like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed : Or, like the snuw, falls in a river, A moment white— then melts for ever." These raptures have been known to melt...
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The Book of Flowers

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1836 - 372 páginas
...— there are also two in the Levant, one in Ilarbary, and one in Labrador. EVANESCENT PLEASURE. But pleasures are like Poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed. BURNS. SENTIMENT. Time ! Time ! In thy trinmphal flight, How all life's phantoms flee away ! The smile...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - 1837
...glorious, 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 ; Or like the rainbow's...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - 1837
...O'er a' the ills o' life victorious. But pleasures are likft 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 ; Or like the rainbow's...
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Self-formation; or, The history of an individual mind, by a fellow of a ...

Capel Lofft - 1837
...thoughts are floating in the brain, and probably about to die into nothing, to vanish away for ever, Like the Borealis race, That flit ere you can point their place ; Or, like the snow falls in the river, A moment seen, then lost for ever ; upon that comes this potent interceder,...
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Self-formation: Or, The History of an Individual Mind; Intended as ..., Volumen2

Capel Lofft - 1837
...thoughts are floating in the brain, and probably about to die into nothing, to vanish away for ever, Like the Borealis race, That flit ere you can point their place; Or, like the snow lulls in the river, A moment seen, then lost for ever; upon that comes this potent interceder,...
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