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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 Messenger: A Monthly Journal Devoted to the Diffusion of ...

Christianity
...Christ-like activities. Old Ben Johnson sings : — " 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 a plant...
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The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction, Volume 1

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1854
...imbibe the pacific spirit, of the Prince of Peace ! IT is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man better be, Or standing long, an oak, three hundred...log at last, dry, bald, and sear. A lily of a day la fairer far in May ; Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant and flower of light !...
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Little Walter, Or, A Mother's First Lessons on Religious Subjects

Mrs. Samuel Greg, Walter (fict.name.) - Christian education - 1855 - 303 pages
...may fear to die. It is not growing, like a tree In bulk, doth make man better bo, Or standing like 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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Songs of the soul, from the writings of British, Continental and ...

Songs - 1856
...GEOBGE HEBBEBT. Elje ffioefo ltfe, ILong ILift. TT 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 hills of the Shatemuc, by the author of 'The wide, wide world'. By miss ...

Susan Bogert Warner - 1856 - 368 pages
...bulk, doth make man better be, Or standing lone an oak, three hundred year, To fall at last a log, dry, bald, and sear, A lily of a day Is fairer far, in May. — BEN JONSOIT. ' WHAT hai become of the Landholms ?' said Mr. Haye's young wife, one evening in the...
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The hills of the Shatemuc, by the author of 'The wide, wide world'.

Susan Bogert Warner - 1856
...bulk, doth make man better bet Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, Tolfall at last a log, dry, bald, and sear. A lily of a day Is fairer far, in May. BEN JONSON. " WHAT has become of the Landholms ? " said Mr. Haye's young wife, one evening in the end...
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THE HILLS OF SHATEMUC

AUTHOR OF THE "WIDE, WIDE WORLD." - 1856
...world; but she's ready for a better." CHAPTEE XXXI. It is not growing like a free In bulk, dctt make mac better be, Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall at last a log, dry, bald, and sear. A lily of a day Is fairer far, in May BEN JONSON". " WHAT has become...
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Putnam's Monthly, Volume 10

1857
...granted years, not of life, but disease — It is not growing like a tree In bulk — doth moke man better be, Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log nt last, dry, bald, and sear : A lily of a day, Is fairer far, in May, Although it fall and die that...
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School-room poetry [ed. by S.R.].

Schoolroom poetry, S. R. - 1860
...glorious show. HUMAN PEKFECTION. IB ra % nnsraIT 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 sore. 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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Poetical reading book, with aids for grammatical analysis, paraphrase and ...

John Daniel Morell - 1860 - 239 pages
...had brought.] THE GOOD LIFE A LONG LIFE. 10 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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