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" ... of a fruitful tree, Why do ye fall so fast ? Your date is not so past, But you may stay yet here awhile To blush and gently smile, And go at last. What, were ye born to be An hour or half's delight, And so to bid good-night ? 'Twas pity Nature brought... "
The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism and Belles ... - Page 308
1830
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English literature - 1818 - 596 pages
...•Twas pity Nature .brought ye forth, Merely to shew your worth, And lose you quite. But you arc, lovely leaves, where we May read how soon things have...Their end, though ne'er so brave And after they have shewn their pride, Like you awhile — titty glide Into the grave, THE MAID'S BEMONSTRANCE Never wedding,...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 5

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819 - 440 pages
...smile, And go at last. What, were ye born to be An hour or half's delight, And so to bid good-night ? But you are lovely leaves, where we May read how soon...Their end, though ne'er so brave: And after they have shewn their pride, Like you, awhile, they glide Into the grave. THE COUNTRY LIFE. SWEET eountry life,...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 9

1847 - 648 pages
...delight, And so to bid good-night? 'Twas pity nature brought ye forth Merely to show your worth, And lose you quite. But you are lovely leaves, where we May...brave ; And after they have shown their pride, Like you, awhile, they glide, Into the grave. II. — TO DAFFODILS. FAIR daffodils, we weep to see You haste...
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Retrospective Review, Volume 5

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - Bibliography - 1822 - 392 pages
...delight, And so to bid good night? 'Tis pity nature brought ye forth Merely to shew your worth, And lose you quite. But you are lovely leaves, where we May...brave : And after they have shown their pride, Like you, awhile ; they glide Into the grave." He sings " how roses first came red, and lillies white ;"...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 5

Books - 1822 - 384 pages
...And so to bid good night ? 'Tis pity nature brought ye forth Merely to shew your worth, And lose ypu quite. But you are lovely leaves, where we May read...brave : And after they have shown their pride, Like you, awhile ; they gljde Into the grave." He sings " how roses first came red, and lillies white ;"...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1822 - 440 pages
...brought you forth Merely to show your worth, And lose you quite. But you are lovely Leaves, where we Their end, though ne'er so brave: And after they have shown their pride, May read how soon things have Like you awhile they glide Into the grave. HERHICK. The elm (ulmus campestris),...
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The Inheritance, Volume 1

Susan Ferrier - 1824 - 412 pages
...And so to bid good night ? 'Twas pity nature brought ye forth, Merely to show your worth, And lose you quite. But you are lovely leaves, where we May...brave; And after they have shown their pride Like you a while, they glide - Into the grave. Miss Pratt testified great impatience while the verses were...
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The every-day book, or, The guide to the year

William Hone - 1825 - 842 pages
...night ? Tis pity Nature brought ye forth Jlerely to show your worth, And lose you quite ! • But your and inhabitants to the parliament; who immediately...works should be restored to greater beauty, with publi you, awhile they glide Into the grave ! Htrrick. lifetime. William of Malmesbury relates, that the...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - Elegiac poetry, English - 1825 - 334 pages
...And so to bid good-night ? 'Twas pi tie Nature brought yee forth, Meerly to shew your worth, And lose you quite. But you are lovely leaves, where we May read how soon things have Their end, though ne'r so brave ; And after they have shown their pride Like you a while, they glide Into the grave....
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The Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1826 - 882 pages
...good night} Tis pity Nature brought ye forth Merely to show your worth, And lose you quite ! But your lovely leaves, where we May read how soon things have...brave : And after they have shown their pride, Like you, awhile they glide lato the grave ! Herrick. lifetime. William of Malmesbury relates, that the...
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