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" We have short time to stay, as you, We have as short a Spring ; As quick a growth to meet decay As you, or any thing. We die, As your hours do, and dry Away Like to the Summer's rain ; Or as the pearls of morning's dew, Ne'er to be found again. "
A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ... - Page 215
by Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1872 - 776 pages
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical, Narrative, and Poetical, Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1804
...attain'd his Noon. Stay, stay, Until the hasting day Has run But to the Even-Song; And, having prayM together, we Will go with you along. We have short...; As quick a growth to meet Decay, As you, or any thing. Wę die, As your hours do, and dry Away, Like to the Summer's rain ; Or as the pearls of Morning's...
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - English poetry - 1810 - 253 pages
...away so soon ; As yet the early-rising sun Has not attain'd his noon : Stay, stay, Until the hast'ning day Has run But to the evensong ; And, having pray'd...time to stay, as you ; We have as short a spring, POEM CVH.] These lines may serve to convince us, how greatly our bard excelled in the moral, and pathetic....
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The Works of the British Poets, with Lives of the Authors, Volume 5

English poetry - 1819
...early-rising sun Has not attain'd its noon. Stay, stay Until the hasting day Has run But to the even song; And having pray'd together, we Will go with you along....time to stay as you, We have as short a spring; As quiek a growth to meet deeay, As you or any thing. We die, As your hours do, and dry Away, Like to...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

1847
...daffodils, we weep to see You haste away too soon ; As yet the early-rising sun Has not attain'd his noon : Stay, stay, Until the hastening day Has run...spring, As quick a growth to meet decay As you, or anything: "We die, As your hours do ; and dry Away Like to the summer's rain, Or as the pearls of morning...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 5

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1822
...away so soon ; As yet the early-rising sun Has not attain'd his noon : Stay, stay, Until the hast'ning day Has run But to the even-song; And, having pray'd...spring, As quick a growth to meet decay, As you, or any thing: We die, As your hours do ; and dry Away Like to the summer's rain, Or as the pearls of morning...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 5

Books - 1822
...yet the early-rising sun Has not attain 'd his noon : Stay, stay, Until the hast'ning day Has run Bat to the even-song; And, having pray'd together, we...spring, As quick a growth to meet decay, As you, or any thing : We die, As your hours do ; and dry Away Like to the summer's rain, Or as the pearls of morning...
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The works of Robert Herrick [ed. by T. Maitland]. Repr, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - 1823
...stay, Untill the hasting day Has run But to the even-song ; And, having pray'd together, we We will goe with you along. We have short time to stay as you,...; As quick a growth to meet decay, As you, or any thing. We die As your hours doe, and drie Away, Like to the summer's raine ; Or as the pearles of morning's...
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...attained his noon : Stay, stay, Until the hastening day Has run But to the even song; And, having prayed together, we Will go with you along! We have short...spring, As quick a growth to meet decay, As you, or any thing: We die ' As your hours do; and dry Away, Like to the summer's raine, Or as the pearls of morning...
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The poetical works of Robert Herrick, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - 1825
...stay, Untill the hasting day Has run But to the even-song ; And, having pray'd together, we We will goe with you along. We have short time to stay as you,...; As quick a growth to meet decay, As you, or any thing. We die As your hours doe, and drie Away, Like to the summer's raine ; Or as the pearles of morning's...
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The Wild Garland; Or, Prose and Poetry Connected with English Wild Flowers ...

S. Waring - Plants - 1827 - 80 pages
...away so soon ; As yet the early rising sun Has not attain'd his noon: Stay, stay, Until the hast'ning day Has run .But to the even-song; And, having pray'd...spring ; As quick a growth to meet decay As you, or any thing: We die As your hours do; and dry Away Like to the summer's rain, Or, as the pearls of morning...
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