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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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Rhyming dictionary for the use of young poets, with an essay on English ...

Thomas Smibert - 1852
...the following lines from the Tarn O'Shanter of Burns have not many equals in our poetry: — " But pleasures are like poppies spread ; You seize the...the snow-falls in the river, A moment white, then gone for ever ; Or like the Borealis race, That flit ere you can point their place ; Or like the rainbow's...
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A Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker: Containing Over a Thousand Subjects ...

Charles Simmons - 1852 - 552 páginas
...Ib. Pleasure and revenge Have ears more deaf than adders to the voice Of any true decision. Burns. Pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower,...bloom is shed; Or like the snow-falls in the river, Or like the borealis' race, That flits ere you can point their place ; Or like the rainbow's lovely...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - 1852 - 399 páginas
...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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Choice descriptive poetry, selected by a lady

Choice descriptive poetry - 1852
...remains ; There my best friends, my kindred dwell, There God my Saviour reigns. PLEASURES EVANESCENT. 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 Ladies' Repository, Volumen12

1852
...Pleasures are like poppies spread — Von seize the flower, its bloom is shed; Or like the snow-fall in the river, A moment white, then melts forever; Or like the borealis race, That Bit ere von can point their place; Or like the rainbow's lovely form, Evanishing amid the storm." By...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 891 páginas
...pleasures arc like poppies spread, You seize the flow'r, its bloom is shed; tti Or like the snow falls in the river, A moment white — then melts forever; Or like the boreahs race. That fiit ere you can point their place; Or like the rainbow's lovely form Evanishing...
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Locations of Literary Modernism: Region and Nation in British and American ...

Alex Davis, Davis Alex, Lee M. Jenkins - 2000 - 296 páginas
...o' Shanter' modulates into grandly resourced English-language moralising in a set of variations: 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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You're Going to Do What?: The Memoir of Dr. W. Gifford-Jones

W. Gifford-Jones, Ken Walker - 2000 - 267 páginas
...tether time or tide." And at the very end, my father offered this verse: "Our lives can compare with poppies spread, / You seize the flower, its bloom is shed, / Or like the snowfall in the river, / A moment white then gone forever, / Or like the borealis rays, / That flit...
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Man Meets Dog

Konrad Lorenz - 2002 - 200 páginas
...actually, I suppose I do. In human life all pleasures must be paid for by sorrow, for, as Burns says, 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; and fundamentally I consider the man...
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Exploring Proverbs: An Expository Commentary, Volumen1

John Phillips - 2002 - 592 páginas
...grief Are mine alone. Robert Burns wrote in "Tarn O'Shanter": A moment white — then melts for ever; Or like the Borealis race, That flit ere you can point their place. Benjamin Disraeli, an architect of the British empire and one of its foremost prime ministers, once...
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