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" For then we know how vain it was to boast Of fleeting things, so certain to be lost. Clouds of affection from our younger eyes Conceal that emptiness which age descries. The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, Lets in new light through chinks that... "
The Works of the English Poets: Waller - 166. oldal
szerző: Samuel Johnson - 1779
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The Mother's Assistant and Young Lady's Friend, 1. kötet

1841
...battered and decayed, Lets in new light, through chinks which 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 of the new. — Waller. THE YOUNG LADY'S FRIEND. Written for the Young Lady's...

Instructive Extracts, Comprising Religious and Moral Instruction, Natural ...

1843
...batter'd and decay'd, 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 of the new. Waller. NIGHT PIECE ON DEATH. How deep yon azure dies the sky,...

The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, 34. kötet

1855
...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 of the new. ANECDOTE OF MR. MACAULAT. — An amusing — -und absurd — anecdote...

The Living Age, 245. kötet

1905
...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 of the new. There is a real awe and solemnity in these lines; and they move...

Cyclopædia of English Literature, 1. kötet

Robert Chambers - 1844
...batter'd and decay'd, Lets in new light through chinks that time has made : Stronger by weakness, wiser ? @A , nt once they view, That stand upon the threshold of the new. JOHN MILTON. Above all the poets of this...

Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...battered and decayed, Lets in new light through chinks that time has made. Stronger by weakness,4 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 of the new. Waller. 1 Quiet, calm — That is quiet, which is made so by circumstances,...

Sunset; or, The evening of life [extracts].

Sunset - 1845
...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 of the new. WALLER. * AGE smooths our paths to prudence; sweeps aside The...

The Life, Times, and Correspondence of the Rev. Isaac Watts

Thomas Milner - 1845 - 734 oldal
...batter'd and deeay'd ; Leti in new light through chinks that time hai made: Stronger by weakneM, wiser men become, As they draw near to their eternal home: Leaving the old, both worlds at ooce they Tiew That stand npon the threshold of the new." WILLIR. Dr. Watts's Hor. Lyr. "A Sight of...

The Christian Treasury, 1. kötet

1846
...battcr'd and decay'd, Lets in new light thro' chinks that Time has made. Stronger by weakness, wiser kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall bring presents; the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts; stand upon the threshold of the new. WALLER. MISSIONS. HOW THEY H1QUT BE SUPPORTED, AND THE RETURNS...

The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1846
...Lets in new light through chinks that Time has made. Stronger by weakness, wiser men become ' '- 1 As they draw near to their eternal home ; Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view That stand upon the threshold of the new. WALLER. THE LATE BISHOP OF JERUSALEM. DR. ALEXANDER, late bishop...




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