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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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Maternal counsels to a daughter

Matilda Marian Pullan - 1855
...and decayed, Lets in new lights 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." But supposing that the duties we pay to tLe aged are not in themselves...

Songs of the soul, from the writings of British, Continental and ...

Songs - 1856
...battered and decayed, Lets in new lights thro' 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. Beautg of l^olmess, "VT OT all the pomp and pageantry...

Class Book of Poetry: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English ...

John Seely Hart - 1857 - 384 oldal
...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. VAUGHAN. HENRY VAUGHAN (1614—1695) published in 1651, a volume...

Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic

Beautiful poetry - 1857
...batter'd and decay'd, Lets in new light thro' 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. WALLEB. Wakeful he sits, and lonely and unmoved, Beyond the arrows,...

Principles of Elocution

Thomas Ewing - 1857 - 412 oldal
...battered and decayed, Lets in new lights 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, 31. THE BENEDICITE PARAPHRASED. YE works of God, on him...

The poetical works of Edmund Waller and sir John Denham, with mem. and ...

Edmund Waller - 1857
...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. Miratur limen Olympi. — Vino. OP WALLER'S POEMS. THE POETICAL...

Biographical Sketches of Eminent British Poets: Chronologically Arranged ...

1857 - 508 oldal
...hatter'd and decay'd, Lets in new light through chinks that time bas 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. Besides the life of Waller by Dr. Johnson, which th student of...

Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858
...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. 130 VAUGHAN. HENRY VAUGHAN, descended from a Welsh family, was...

THE WORKS OF WILLIAM COWPER HIS LIFE, LETTERS, AND POEMS

1860
...batter'd and decay'd. Lets in new light thro' chinks that time has made; Stronger hv weakness, wiser men become, As they draw near to their eternal home....Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view, That stand upon tile threshold of the new. Waller's Divine Pocsie. The following letter communicates some...

Vicissitudes of Families: And Other Essays, 1. kötet

Bernard Burke - 1860 - 437 oldal
...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." Let us now pass over some seventy years, and come to Beaconsfield's...




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