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" GATHER ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles to-day To-morrow will be dying. The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun, The higher he's a-getting The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he's to setting.... "
Century Readings for a Course in English Literature - Page 173
edited by - 1910 - 1143 pages
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - 1810 - 280 pages
...lamp of heav'n, the sun, The higher he's a getting; The sooner will his. race be run, And nearer he's to setting. That age is best which is the first, When...marry : For, having lost but once your prime, You may for ever tarry. LXXIlt. TO THE LARK. GOOD speed, for I this day Betimes my mattins say ; Because I...
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - 1810 - 278 pages
...lamp of heav'n, the sun, The higher he's a getting; The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he's to setting. That age is best which is the first, When...ye may, go marry : For, having lost but once your primef You may for ever tarry. LXXm. TO THE LARK. GOOD speed, for I this day Betimes my mattins say...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 3

New elegant extracts - 1823 - 402 pages
...lamp of heaven, the sun, The higher he's a getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he's to setting. That age is best which is the first, When...marry : For, having lost but once your prime, You may for ever tarry. HERRICK. SONG. WHEN Fanny, blooming fair, First caught my ravish'd sight, Struck with...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1823 - 470 pages
...lamp of heaven, the sun, The higher he's a getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he's to setting. That age is best which is the first, When...marry : For, having lost but once your prime, You may for ever tarry. HERRICK. SONG. WHEN Fanny, blooming fair, First caught my ravish'd sight, Struck with...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1823 - 406 pages
...race be run, That age is best which is the first, When youth and blood are warmer ; But, being spentt the worse : and worst Times still succeed the former....marry: For, having lost but once your prime, . You may for ever tarry. HERR1CK. SONG. WHEN Fanny, blooming fair, First caught my ravish'd sight, Struck with...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - 1825 - 334 pages
...lamp of heaven, the Sun, The higher he's a getting, The sooner will his race be run, And neerer he's to setting. ' That age is best, which is the first,...Then be not coy, but use your time, And while ye may, goe marry ; For having lost but once your prime, You may for ever tarry. SAFETY TO LOOK TO ONE'S SELFE....
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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 2

Richard Ryan - 1826 - 312 pages
...smiles to-day, To-morrow will be dying. The glorious lamp of heaven, the Sun, The higher he 'sa getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he "s...marry; For, having lost but once your prime, You may for ever tarry." The gaiety and sprightliness of the next specimen are eminently characteristic. "...
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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative ..., Volume 2

Richard Ryan - 1826 - 318 pages
...smiles to-day, To-morrow will be dying. The glorious lamp of heaven, the Sun, The higher he 'sa getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he 's...while ye may, go marry; For, having lost but once your primej You may for ever tarry." " I could never love indeed ; Never see mine own heart bleed ; Never...
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Progressive Exercises in Latin Elegiac Verse

Charles Granville Gepp - 1830 - 194 pages
...Observe the repetition of the verb in Stanza I. 1. See Poet. Orn. f 2. EXERCISE LXXXV. (same continued). That age is best which is the first, When youth and...may, go marry : For having lost but once your prime, . Stanza I. 1, 2. Best are those times of life which flourish first, when the veins swell with hotter...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 5

1830 - 428 pages
...The higher he's a-getting. The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he's to setting. That age it best which is the first. When youth and blood are...Times still succeed the former. Then be not coy, but use'your time, And while ye may, go marry ; For having lost but once your prime, You may for ever tarry....
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