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" It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man better be; Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log, at last, dry, bald, and sere: A lily of a day, Is fairer far, in May, Although it fall, and die that night; It was the plant, and... "
Belgravia, a London magazine, conducted by M.E. Braddon - Page 199
by Belgravia - 1870 - 2 pages
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The British review and London critical journal

1817
...fire, which make his verses clear :" one stanza is, indeed, conceived in the best manner of Pindar : " It is not growing, like a tree In bulk, doth make...year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sear : A lilly of a day Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant and Jloiaer...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...lived at all. Farewell ! GOOD LIFE, LONG LIFE. IT is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man better be; Or standing long an oak, three hundred year. To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere: A lily of a day Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant and...
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The Evergreen, Volume 1

New York (N.Y.) - 1840
...indeed was right— ' It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth made men better be; Or Handing like an oak three hundred year To fall a log at last, dry, bald and sear. A lily of a day Is fairer far iii May, Although it fall and die that night It was the plant and flower of light. On pronouncing theso...
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Gems of sacred poetry [ed. by R. Cattermole?].

Gems - 1841
...makest God thy guest. THE GOOD LIFE, LONG LIFE. IT is not growing like a tree In bulk doth make man better be ; Or standing long an oak three hundred year. To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere ; A lily of a day Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night; It was the plant...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumes 6-7

Anna Maria Hall
...wrote, — ' It is not growing, like a tree In bulk, doth make man better he ; Or standing long, nn oak three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere : — A lily of a day Is fairer far in May. Although it fall and die that nijht It was the plant...
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The Christian Pioneer, Volumes 32-33

Baptists - 1878
...night. — Spectator. THE GOOD LITE, LONG LIFE. IT is not growing like a tree In bulk doth make man better be ; Or standing long an oak three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere ; A lily of a day Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night ; It was the plant...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...sweet is she ! то 1649. Good Life, Long Life, It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man in, make thee cry And eear. A lily of a day Is fairer far, in May, Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant...
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The Sacred Poets of England and America: For Three Centuries

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1849 - 552 pages
...makest Ood thy guest. THE GOOD LIFE, LONG LIFE. IT is not growing like a tree In bulk doth make man better be ; Or standing long an oak three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere ; A lily of a day Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night ; It was the plant...
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The garland; or, Poetry for childhood and youth

Garland - 1850
...growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man better be, Or standing long an oak, three hundred years, To fall a log at last, dry, bald and sear. A lily of a day Is fairer far in May, * Anonymous, in Mrs. Jamieson's " Memoirs and Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant...
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Selections from the British Poets: Chronologically Arranged from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1851
...BORX, 1574; DIED, 1637. THE GOOD LIFE, LONG LIFE. IT is not growing like a tree In bulk doth make man better be ; Or standing long an oak three hundred year,. To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere ; A lily of a day Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night ; It was the plant...
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