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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 Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Volúmenes25-26

1738
...make her one whit happier. Others seek their happiness in pleasure, but the poet tells us that — ' " 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 ; Or like the borealis race, That flit...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Volumen1

John Aikin - 1850 - 760 páginas
...way wi' pleasure; Kings may be blest, but Tarn 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 borealis race, That flit ere you can point their place j Or...
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Mnemotechny, Or Art of Memory ...: With a Mnemotechnic Dictionary

Pliny Miles - 1850
...fall, Arts fade— but Nature doth not die. Childe Harold — Canto 4, Stanza 3. BTRON. ROME. 40. — Pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow fells in the river, A moment white — then melts forever ; Or like the borealis race, That flit...
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Mnemotechny, or art of memory, theoretical and practical: with a ...

Pliny Miles - 1850 - 360 páginas
...fall, Arts fade— but Nature doth not die. Childe Harold — Canto 4, Stanza 3. BYRON. ROUE. 40. — 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 forever ; Or like the borealis race, That flit...
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THE LIVES OF THE LORD CHANCELLORS AND KEEPERS ON THE GREAT SEAL OF ENGLAND,

JOHN LORD CAMPBELL - 1851
...better, and not a little relieved in point of anxiety by the vote on the Catholic question." " But pleasures are like poppies spread — You seize the...the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melt for ever; Or like the Borealis race, That flit ere you can point the place ; Or like the rainbow's...
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The Lives of the Lords Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1851
...bstler, and not a little relieved in point of anxiety by the vote on the Catholic question." " But pleasures are like poppies spread — You seize the...the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melt for ever; Or like the Borealis race, That flit ere you can point the place; Or like the rainbow's...
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Jane Bouverie: Or, Prosperity and Adversity

Catherine Sinclair - 1851 - 234 páginas
...pleasures are like poppies spread; We snatch the flower, the bloom is fled; Or like the snow-falls on the river, A moment white, then melts forever; Or like the Borealis race, That flit e'er you can point their place ; Or like the rainbow's lovely form Evanishing amidst the storm. . BUBNS....
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The Republic: A Monthly Magazine of American Literature ..., Volúmenes3-4

1852
...vapid moods, forcibly tells us that " pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flow'r — the bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then gone for ever." We do not mean to quarrel with the poet for liis opinion — doubtless he wrote as...
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The Language of Flowers: The Floral Offering: a Token of Affection and ...

Henrietta Dumont - 1852 - 300 páginas
...beautiful, but deadly ; like those of the corrupt and treacherous, to be found in every society. 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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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

John Aikin - 1852
...way wi' pleasure; Kings may be blest, but Tarn was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious. 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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