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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 Sunday School Teacher, Volume 2

Sunday school teachers - 1869
...dared to aspire. " 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 ; A lily of the day Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night ; It was the plant...
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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 pages
...soft ! O so sweet is she ! 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 foil and die that night — It was the plant...
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the country gentleman's magazine

simpkim marshall & co - 1871
...Kingdom teaches lessons all ought to learn. What does Ben Johnson say (oh, rare Ben Johnson !) ?— " It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make men...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 Secret of Long Life

Edward James Mortimer Collins - Longevity - 1871 - 145 pages
...verse, and, if there is thought in it, that thought will live, even though the rhythmic form perishes. It is not growing like a tree In bulk doth make men...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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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...OF SENTIMENT AND REFLECTION. THE NOBLE NATURE. IT is not growing like a tree In hulk, doth make man was Ч That thus hath cozened you at hoodman-blind ? Eyes without feeling, feeling without si scar ^ 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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Hetty's resolve, by the author of 'Under the lime trees'.

Edis Searle - 1871
...CHAPTER I. AT HOME. It is not growing like a tree In bulk doth make men better be ; 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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The new poetical reader, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - Readers - 1872 - 160 pages
...Farewell. The hopes of court; my hopes in heaven do dwell. \Exeunt. THE GOOD LIFE—LONG LlFE.-Łen Jonson IT is not growing like a tree In bulk doth...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 [by R.C. Jones].

Poems - 1872
...felt the pledge And sweetness of the farther shore. JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL. GOOD LIFE, LONG LIFE. TT is not growing like a tree, In bulk, doth make men...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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New Cyclopaedia of Poetical Illustrations: Adapted to Christian Teaching ...

Poetry - 1872 - 696 pages
...little farther from the earth, And nearer to the sky. 1636. GBOWTH, Trae. It is not growing like a trco er 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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Essence of wisdom, distilled from the flowers of ancient and modern ...

Albert Walker - 1873
...Subject unto the sudden call of death. Boweman. 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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