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" THIS world is all a fleeting show For man's illusion given; The smiles of joy, the tears of woe, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow, — There's nothing true but Heaven... "
Poems, chiefly lyrical, compiled and arranged by G.H. Strutt - Page 28
by George H Strutt - 1866 - 240 pages
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History of the Assyrians, Chaledeans, Medes, Lydians and Carthaginians

Edward Farr - 1850 - 327 pages
...reader to seek a mansion in the skies. A poet has well tuned his harp to the following strains : " This world is all a fleeting show, For man's illusion given ; The smile of joy , the tears of woe, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow, — There's nothing true but heaven....
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...Therefore his mercy endures for ever, and his righteousness from generation to generation." — Sturm. THIS world is all a fleeting show, For man's illusion...And love, and hope, and beauty's bloom, Are blossoms gather'd from the tomb ; There's nothing bright but heaven ! Poor wanderers of a stormy day, From wave...
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Selections from the British Poets: Chronologically Arranged from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1851
...The messengers of peace; " Salvation by the Lord's right hand," They shout and never cease. HEAVEN. THIS world is all a fleeting show, For man's illusion...And Love, and Hope, and Beauty's bloom, Are blossoms gather'd for the tomb — There's nothing bright but Heaven ! Poor 'Wanderers of a stormy day, From...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 746 pages
...smiles of Joy, the tears of Woe, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow — There 's nothing true but heaven 1 And false the light on Glory's plume, As fading hues...Beauty's bloom Are blossoms gathered for the tomb — There 's nothing bright but heaven ! Poor wanderers of a stormy day, From wave to wave we 're driven...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 746 pages
...turn, thy glories shine, And all things fair and bright are Thine ! THIS WORLD IS ALL A FLEETING SHOW. This world is all a fleeting show, For man's illusion...the tears of Woe, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow — There 's nothing true but heaven ! And false the light on Glory's plume, As fading hues of even...
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The New-Orleans Book

Robert Gibbes Barnwell - American literature - 1851 - 384 pages
...it," he said, " I knew it, I knew The words of these devils were devilish true ; ' This world is but a fleeting show For man's illusion given, The smiles...the tears of woe, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow, And all looks blue, by Heaven ! ' I'll take their advice, And pistol or dagger me ; As to means I'm...
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SACRED MELODIES FOR CONFERENCE AND PRAYER MEETINGS

1851
...earthly pleasures all, Pilgrim I roam ; % Hail me not, in vain you call, Yonder 's my hqme. Ss. & 7s. THIS world is all a fleeting show For man's illusion given ; The smiles of joy, the tears of wo, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow; There's nothing true but Heaven. As false the light on glory's...
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Albion and Erin in Poems of Th. Moore, Lord Byron, R. Burns, P.B. Shelley ...

Victor von Arentsschild - English poetry - 1851 - 559 pages
...2)u S3on Sleueitt fenbeft Sic^t unb Stuf)'. THIS WORLD IS ALL A FLEETING SHOW. (AIR. — 8TEVEK80N.) This world is all a fleeting show, For man's illusion given; The smiles of Joy, the tears ofWoc, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow — There 's nothing trne but Heaven ! And false the light on...
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Rural Repository, Volume 13

1837
...wilt Be all my soul desires to see ! From tlic Rnickerbocker for Jannary. TrUKt in Heaven. "Hii1 worid Is all a fleeting show, For man's illusion given ; The smiles of ioy, the tears of wo, Deceitful shine, deceitful flow— There's nothing trne but Heaven ! — MOORK....
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D ..., Volume 8

David Thomas
...meet it. Gratitude is bliss. Blessed state of mind this to have in such a world as ours. HEAVEN. The world is all a fleeting show, For man's illusion given;...false the light on glory's plume, As fading hues of Eden; And love, and hope, and beauty's bloom, Are blossoms gather'd for the tomb — There's nothing...
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