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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 Child Taught of God; Or, Brief Memorials of A. M. G. B. [With a Portrait.]

A. M. G. B. - Christian biography - 1865 - 123 pages
...return of freedom. CHAPTEE II. Jfirst Jlltuss. " 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. Altho' it fall and die that night, It was the plant and...
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Life thoughts, by eminent Christians

Life thoughts - 1865
...chastisement of God.— SOUTH. 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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Gathered riches from the older poets, A.D. 1340-1699 [ed. by W.K.].

Gathered riches, W K - 1865 - 123 pages
...JOHNSON TO JAMES SHIRLEY. Period Third. JLife's 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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Our life illustrated by pen and pencil [an anthology].

Our life - 1865
...ELM AT BRENTWOOD . It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man better be, Or standing like an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere. Ben Jonson. FOOTSTEPS OF ANGELS . Gilbert R. Barnes Ere the evening lamps are lighted, And, like...
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The Sunday Book of Poetry

Cecil Frances Alexander - Children's poetry, English - 1865 - 335 pages
...LONG LIFE. It is not growing like a tree In bulk doth make men better be ; Or standing long an t>ak 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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Poems of the Inner Life: Selected Chiefly from Modern Authors

Robert Crompton Jones - English poetry - 1866 - 288 pages
...and fade. J. H. NEWMAN. 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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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - English poetry - 1866
...fades. CCVIII. THE NOBLE NATURE. ' *? p fj^l';'. T is not growing like a tree gj 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 Primary Union Speaker: Containing Original and Selected Pieces for ...

John Dudley Philbrick - Recitations - 1866 - 159 pages
...name by well doing my duty; THE NOBLE NATURE. 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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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - English poetry - 1866 - 546 pages
...nothing, yet hath all. Bcn 3onson. THE NOBLE NATURE. 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 Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Volume 2

Dante Alighieri - 1867
...particular reference to any one. 103. Ben Jonson, Ode on the Deatb of Sir H. Morison : — " It it not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make men better...hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and tear ; 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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