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" ... burial, and we shall perceive the distance to be very great and very strange. But so have I seen a rose newly springing from the clefts of its hood, and at first it was fair as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece; but when... "
Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth - Page 312
by William Hazlitt - 1821 - 356 pages
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Trelawny of Trelawne; a Romance of the West

Mrs. Bray (Anna Eliza) - Great Britain - 1884 - 343 pages
...was her dole-gift, and, looking sadly on the coffin, she read aloud from her book — " But so I have seen a rose newly springing from the clefts of its...as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece; but when a rude breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too...
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Spare minutes, ed. by G. Slade, Volume 2

Gerald Slade - 1904
...of Bourney Parish, Diocese of Killaloe. Miss CHARLOTTE WHITE, YORK STREET, DUBLIN. You have seen the rose newly springing from the clefts of its hood ;...as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too...
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The Merry Monarch: Or, England Under Charles II. Its Art ..., Volume 2

William Henry Davenport Adams - Great Britain - 1885
...the firmament with stars, as a man sows corn in his fields." " So have I seen a rose newly-springing from the clefts of its hood, and at first it was fair...as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven as a lamb-fleece ; but, when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too...
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Six thousand illustrations of moral and religious truths

Cyclopaedia - 1885
...intellect. Dr. South. BODY— Frailty of the. But so have I seen a rose newly springing from the depths of its hood, and at first it was fair as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too youthful...
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Thoughts at Fourscore and Earlier: A Medley

Thomas Cooper - Great Britain - 1885 - 380 pages
...five-and-twenty, to the hollowness and dead paleness, to the loathsomeness and horror of a threeday's burial, and we shall perceive the distance to be very great and very strange. But so I have seen a Rose newly springing from the clefts of its hood and at first it was fair as the morning,...
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An Outline Sketch of English Literature

Henry Augustin Beers - English literature - 1886 - 294 pages
...image of the fading rose, one of the most perfect things in its wording, in all our prose literature: "But so have I seen a rose newly springing from the clefts of its hood, and at first it was as fair as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece; but when a ruder breath...
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Dictionary of Anecdote, Incident, Illustrative Fact: Selected and Arranged ...

Walter Baxendale - Anecdotes - 1888 - 690 pages
...published. He read the book, and said, " Now the business of life is over." 3367. LIFE, Changes in. So have I seen a rose newly springing from the clefts...as the morning and full with the dew of heaven, as a lamb's fleece ; but when a rude blast had forced open its virgin modesty and dismantled its too youthful...
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From Chaucer to Tennyson: English Literature in Eight Chapters

Henry Augustin Beers - English literature - 1890 - 302 pages
...image of the fading rose, one of the most perfect things in its wording in all our prose literature. " But so have I seen a rose newly springing from the clefts of its hood, and at first it was as fair as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath...
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Living Thoughts in Words that Burn, from Poet, Sage and Humorist

Charles F. Beezley - Literature - 1891 - 382 pages
...from the vigorousness and strong flexure of the joints of fiveand-twenty, to the hollowncss and deadly paleness, to the loathsomeness and horror of a three...distance to be very great and very strange. But so h?.ve I seen a rose newly springing from the clefts of its hood, and, at first, it was fair as the...
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Address on the Moral Influence of Free Libraries, Delivered at the Opening ...

Alexander Ireland - Books and reading - 1892
...vigorousness and strong flexure of the joints of five-and-twenty to the hollowness and dead paleness of a three days' burial, and we shall perceive the...springing from the clefts of its hood, and at first it was as fair as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath...
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