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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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Flora's Dictionary

Elizabeth Washington Wirt - 1837 - 220 páginas
...sound, Though in my hand struck hollow, as it lay — But quickly withered, like your love, away." Pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower — its bloom is shed ! . . . . Burns. V f PlllDE OF CHINA. MBL1A V/ MM tt u tt DtSSENStON. Alas ! how light a cause may...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin, John Frost - 1838 - 732 páginas
...; Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious. But pleasures arc firm, yet fond adieu, Bome from his leafy hut, his...soul hest loved — such tears he shed, While each s for ever ; Or like the horealis race, That flit ere you can point their place ; Or like the rainhow's...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - 1838 - 732 páginas
...way wi' pleasure; Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious. But 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 horealis race, That flit ere you can point their place ; Or...
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Tracts, Volumen3

English monthly tract society - 1838
...fleeting and unsatisfactory. At one of these times he penned the beautiful and well-known lines :— " But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls on the river, A moment white, then melts for ever ; Or like the borealis race That flit ere you can...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volumen9

1842
...welcome.' 4 But pleasures,' says the same delightful poet, ' 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.' Accordingly, the sudden retire of the bright sun, and re-cornmencement of the snow-storm,...
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The modern Pythagorean; tales, essays, and sketches. With the ..., Volumen2

Robert Macnish - 1838
...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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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - 1838 - 732 páginas
...wi' pleasure ; Kings may be blest, but Tarn was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious. But e, For still th' important end of life They equally may answer 5 A man may j Or like .the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for ever ; Or like the borealis...
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Flora's Interpreter, Or, The American Book of Flowers and Sentiments

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1838 - 262 páginas
...rapaver, rnasas. two in &e Levant, ^j one ^ Bar . bary, and one in Labrador. EVANESCENT PLEASURE. But pleasures are like Poppies spread; You seize the flower, its bloom is shed. 1 SENTIMENT. Time ! Time!—in thy triumphal flight, Burns. Fame's meteor beam—and Fancy's ray; They...
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The Demons of the Wind: And Other Poems

Henry Longueville Mansel - 1838 - 120 páginas
...by the headlong river, Which flashes in the solar beam — A moment bright, then gone for ever.* " Or like the snow-falls in the river — A moment white, then melts for ever." Burns. 55 PEACE is a phantom of the brain, A charm, the hours of sleep invading : We wake,...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1839 - 357 páginas
...demonstration ; and a description in Homer has charmed more readers than a chapter in Aristotle. But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower,...the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melt forever ; Or, like the borealis race, That flit ere you can point the place ; Or, like the rainbow's...
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