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" gainst his glory fight, And Time that gave doth now his gift confound. Time doth transfix the flourish set on youth And delves the parallels in beauty's brow, Feeds on the rarities of nature's truth, And nothing stands but for his scythe to mow; And yet... "
The Works of Shakespeare ... - Page 156
by William Shakespeare - 1883
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Shakspeare's Sonnets Never Before Interpreted: His Private Friends ...

Gerald Massey - Sonnets, English - 1866 - 603 pages
...doth now his gift confound : Time doth transfix the nourish set on youth, And delves the parallels on Beauty's brow; Feeds on the rarities of Nature's truth,...stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. When I have seen by Time's fell hand defaced The rich, proud cost of outworn buried age: When sometime...
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A Voice from the Muses

James Hird - 1866 - 173 pages
...inmost secrets of the heart ? Does not the Great Eternal know Who acts or saint's or sinner's part ? " Time doth transfix the flourish set on youth, And...truth, And nothing stands but for his scythe to mow." SIIAKSPERE. HOW short's the allotted time of man ! How fleeting his appointed day ! A momentary breath,...
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The Handy-volume Shakspeare [ed. by Q.D.].

William Shakespeare - 1867
...that which goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. Nativity, once in the main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crown'd, Crooked...stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. Is it thy will thy image should keep open My heavy eyelids to the weary night ? Dost thou desire my...
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Remarks on the Sonnets of Shakespeare: With the Sonnets. Sho Wing that They ...

Ethan Allen Hitchcock - Hermetic philosophers in literature - 1866 - 290 pages
...that which goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. Nativity, once in the main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crown'd, Crooked...stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. Vide Bonnets 9, 18. LXI. Is it thy will thy image should keep open My heavy eyelids to the weary night?...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1867 - 332 pages
...contend. And Time that gave, doth now his gift confound. Crooked eclipses 'gainst his glory fight, Time doth transfix the flourish set on youth, And...stand Praising Thy worth, despite his cruel hand. W. Shakespeare Farewell! thou art too dear for my possessing, And like enough thou know'st thy estimate...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...changing place with that which goes before ; In sequent toil all forwards do contend. Sh. Son. 60. Time doth transfix the flourish set on youth, And...truth, And nothing stands but for his scythe to mow. Si. Son, 60. O, how shall summer's honey breath hold out Against the wreckful siege of battering days,...
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Studies of Shakspere

Charles Knight - 1868 - 560 pages
...that which goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. Nativity, once in the main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crown'd, Crooked...stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. — s0. Of these eleven stanzas nine are consecutive in the original, being numbered 100 to 108. The...
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Studies of Shakspere

Charles Knight - 1868 - 560 pages
...his glory fight, And Time, that gave, doth now his gift confound. Time doth transfix the flourish get on youth, And delves the parallels in beauty's brow...stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. —60. Of these eleven stanzas nine are consecutive in the original, being numbered 100 to 108. The...
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Class-book of Science and Literature

Class-book - Literature - 1869 - 324 pages
...that which goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. Nativity, once in the main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crown'd, Crooked...stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. No longer mourn for me when I am dead Than you shall hear the surly sullen bell Give warning to the...
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Book of Elegant Poetical Extracts

John T. Watson - Quotations - 1869 - 506 pages
...serve up his soup in a basket. 1. 1- Kin HUNT — From the Italian. THOUGHT. — (See MIND.) TIME. Time doth transfix the flourish set on youth, And...truth, And nothing stands but for his scythe to mow. SilAKM'K ' g. The greatest schemes that human wit can forge, Or bold ambition dares to put in practice,...
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