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" The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, Lets in new light through chinks that Time has made: Stronger by weakness, wiser, men become As they draw near to their eternal home. Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view That stand upon the threshold... "
Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 334
edited by - 1855
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Athenian Sport: Or, Two Thousand Paradoxes Merrily Argued, to Amuse and ...

John Dunton - English wit and humor - 1707 - 544 pages
...and decay'd, Lets in new Light thro Chinas that Time has made. Loving by (Vealyefs wifer Men became, As 'they draw near to their eternal Home ; Leaving the old, both Worlds at once they view, That fland upon the ThreflM of the new. However, Sir, Age being honourable in it felf, it muft, certainly...
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...batter'd and decay'd, Lets in new Light thro' Chinks that Time has made. Stronger by Weaknefs, wifer Men become, As they draw near to their eternal Home....Leaving the old, both Worlds at once they view, That ftand upon the Threfliold of the new. Wll. We yet may fee the old Man in a Morning, Lufty as Health,...
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Poems by the Earl of Roscommon: To which is Added an Essay on Poetry

Wentworth Dillon Earl of Roscommon - English poetry - 1717 - 536 pages
...battered and decay V, Lett in new Light thro' Chinks that Time has made ; Stronger by Weaknefs, Wifer Men become, As they draw near to their Eternal Home...: Leaving the Old, both Worlds at once they view, , Thatjlanduponthe Threjholdofthv New. Miratur Limen Olympi. TO i • Mr. WA LL ER, UPON THE . Copy...
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The Complete Art of Poetry: In Six Parts, I. Of the Nature, Use ..., Volume 2

Charles Gildon - Criticism - 1718
...Light, thro' Chinks that Time has made. Stronger by Weaknefs, wifer Men become, As they draw nearer their eternal Home. Leaving the old, both Worlds at once they view,. That ftand upon the Threfhold of the new. ffVY. Jove \ grant me Length of Life, and Years good Store Heap...
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Poems, &c. Written Upon Several Occasions, and to Several Persons

Edmund Waller - 1722 - 284 pages
...batter'd and decay'd, Lets in new Light thro' Chinks that Time has made: Stronger by Weaknefs, wifer Men become, As they draw near to their eternal Home...Leaving the Old, both Worlds at once they view, That ftand upon the Threfhold of the New. — Mirtuur limm Ofympi. Virgil, OF THE FEAR of GOD: IM TWO CANTO...
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The Works of Edmund Waller: Esq; in Verse and Prose. Published by Mr. Fenton

Edmund Waller - English poetry - 1744 - 295 pages
...batter'd, and decayM, Lets-in new light, thro' chinks that time has made :: Stronger by weaknefs, wifer, men become, As they draw near to their eternal home....Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view,. That ftand upon the threfhold of the new. •**** Miratur limen olympi. Vi no it,, ** -: .' ; : 2O2 POEMS...
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The Thebaid of Statius, Volume 2

Publius Papinius Statius - Seven against Thebes (Greek mythology) - 1767
...his Death, which Circumftance brings to my Remembrance four Lines of the celebrated Waller, - Wifer Men become, As they draw near to their eternal Home....Leaving the old, both Worlds at once they view, That ftand upon the Threfliold of the new. Alas! 346 STATIUS's THEBAID. BOOK VII. Alas ! how chang'd from...
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The Thebaid of Statius, Volume 1

Publius Papinius Statius - Eteocles (Greek mythology) - 1767
...tis Death, which Circumftance brings to my Remembrance four Uses of the celebrated Waller. — Wifer Men become, As they draw near to their eternal Home....Leaving the old, both Worlds at once they view, That ft'and upon the Threshold of the new. Alas ! how chang'd from him, who great and good 1045 At Pbzbu?...
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The Works of Edmund Waller, Esq: In Verse and Prose

Edmund Waller - English poetry - 1768 - 272 pages
...batter'd and decayed, Lets-in new light, thro' chinks that time has made : Stronger by weaknefs, wifer men become, As they draw near to their eternal home....Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view. That ftand upon the threfhold of the new. * * * * Miratur limern tljmfu. Vine. EPIGRAMS, EPITAPH AND FRAGMENTS....
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The Works of Edmund Waller: Esq., in Verse and Prose

Edmund Waller, Percival Stockdale - 1772 - 236 pages
...cf Agricola. May we not liften with a tender attention to the expiring notes of Waller. The foul's dark cottage, battered, and decayed, Lets in new light through chinks that timt has made; Stronger by weaknefs, wifer, men become, AS they draw near to their eternil home : Leaving...
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