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" The higher he's a-getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he's to setting. That age is best which is the first, When youth and blood are warmer; But being spent, the worse and worst Times still succeed the former. Then be not coy, but use... "
Progressive Exercises in Latin Elegiac Verse - Page 56
by Charles Granville Gepp - 1830 - 142 pages
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 3

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1807 - 456 pages
...Old Time is still a flying : And this same flower, that smiles to day. To morrow will be dying. 2. The glorious lamp of Heaven, the Sun, The higher he's a getting; The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he's to setting ! That age is best, which is the first, When youth and blood are warmer;...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 3-4

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliographical literature - 1807 - 912 pages
...of his poetry jnay be acceptable. To e To the Virgins, to make much of lime. 1. Gather ye rose buds, while ye may ; Old Time is still a flying : And this same flower, that smiles to day, To morrow will be dying. 2. The glorious lamp of Heaven, the Sun, The higher he's a getting;...
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - English poetry - 1810 - 280 pages
...wear, Play ye at hide or seek, I'm sure to find ye there. LXXH. TO THE VIRGINS, TO MAKE MUCH OF TIME. GATHER, ye rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a flying ; POEM LXXII.] This is perhaps the sweetest of onr poet's lyrick effusions ; to point it oat to the...
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Accepted Addresses; Or, Proemium Poetarum: To which are Added, Macbeth ...

Parodies - 1813 - 410 pages
...me? My bread has come back a thousand-fold, God bless her! God bless all such as she." TIME. ROBERT HERRICK. Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time...higher he's a getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he's to setting. The age is best which is the first, When youth and blood are warmer; But...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 8

1828 - 454 pages
...fully shew All the yeere where cherries grow. To THE VIRGINS, TO MAKE MUCH OF TIIEIH TIME. iGather ye rosebuds, while ye may, Old Time is still a flying,...higher he's a getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer be'* to setting. That age is best which is the first, When youth and blood are warmer ;...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 5

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819 - 440 pages
...HERRICK. SONG. i . ; i-ui.u the rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a flying ; And this sme flower that smiles to-day To-morrow will be dying. The glorious lamp of heav'n, the sun. The higher he's a getting, The sooner will his raee be run. And nearer he's to setting....
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1821 - 542 pages
...genuine descendant from that of Anacreon, as the following song will testify. Gather the rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a flying; And this same flower that smiles to-dav To-morrow will be dying. The glorious light of heav'n, the sun, The higher he's a getting, The...
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The works of Robert Herrick [ed. by T. Maitland]. Repr, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - 1823 - 330 pages
...weare) Play ye at hide or seeke, I'm sure to find ye there. TO THE VIRGIN'S, TO MAKE MUCH OF TIME. GATHER ye rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still...higher he's a getting, The sooner will his race be run, That age is best, which is the lir.it. When youth and blood are wanner ; But being spent, the worse...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1823 - 406 pages
...eyes of me ; And hast command of every part, To live and die for thee. HERRICK. SONG TO THE VIRGINS. GATHER ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still...higher he's a getting, The sooner will his race be run, That age is best which is the first, When youth and blood are warmer ; But, being spentt the worse...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 3

New elegant extracts - 1823 - 402 pages
...eyes of me ; And hast command of every part, To live and die for thee. HERRICK. SONG TO THE VIRGINS. GATHER ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still...higher he's a getting, The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he's to setting. That age is best which is the first, When youth and blood are warmer; But,...
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