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" It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man better be; Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log, at last, dry, bald, and sere: A lily of a day, Is fairer far, in May, Although it fall, and die that night; It was the plant, and... "
The British review and London critical journal - Pagina 147
1817
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical ...

Robert Anderson - 1795
...furm'd ; how {air Thcfe make the lines of life, and dial's her air. Tie rilrJ T«rn «/ Ten. It is noc growing like a Tree In bulk, doth make men better be ; Or (landing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log at hft, dry, bald, and fear : A lily of a day,...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 9

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...was form'd, how fair; These make the lines of life, and that's her air ! III. THE STROPHE, OR TURN. It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make men better be ;4 Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sear : A lily...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - 1832 - 882 pagina’s
...lived at all. Farewell ! GOOD LIFE, LONG LIFE. IT is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man better be; Or standing long an oak, three hundred year. To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere: A lily of a day Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant and...
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The Evergreen, Volume 1

1840
...indeed was right— ' It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth made men better be; Or Handing like an oak three hundred year To fall a log at last, dry, bald and sear. A lily of a day Is fairer far iii May, Although it fall and die that night It was the plant and flower...
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Gems of sacred poetry [ed. by R. Cattermole?].

Gems - 1841
...makest God thy guest. THE GOOD LIFE, LONG LIFE. IT is not growing like a tree In bulk doth make man better be ; Or standing long an oak three hundred year. To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere ; A lily of a day Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night; It was the plant...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 11

1847
...judging ; and Ben Jonson well reminds us : — " It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man better be, Or standing long, an oak, three hundred...year To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sear. A lily of a day Is fairer, far, in May, Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant and flower...
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The Illuminated Magazine, Volume 2

William James Linton - 1844
...granted years, not of life, but disease — It is not growing like a tree In bulk,— doth make man better be, Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald and sear: A lily of a day, Is fairer far, in May, Although it fall and die that night ; It was the plant and flower...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1844
...! гном 1658 т.,] .. Good Lift, Long Life. It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man TEG-M T I H lily of a day Is fairer far, in May, Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant and flower...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumes 6-7

Anna Maria Hall
...wrote, — ' It is not growing, like a tree In bulk, doth make man better he ; Or standing long, nn oak three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere : — A lily of a day Is fairer far in May. Although it fall and die that nijht It was the plant...
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The Christian Pioneer, Volumes 32-33

1878
...night. — Spectator. THE GOOD LITE, LONG LIFE. IT is not growing like a tree In bulk doth make man better be ; Or standing long an oak three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere ; A lily of a day Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night ; It was the plant...
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