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" Oh teach me to see Death and not to fear, But rather to take truce; How often have I seen you at a bier, And there look fresh and spruce. You fragrant flowers then teach me that my breath, Like yours, may sweeten and perfume my death. "
Cherry Blossom Epiphany: The Poetry and Philosophy of a Flowering Tree - Page 426
by Robin D. Gill - 2006 - 740 pages
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British Anthologies, Volume 6

Edward Arber - English poetry - 1899
...cheerfully as you! O, teach me to see Death, and not to fear; But rather to take truce! How often have I seen you at a bier; And there look fresh and spruce!...breath, Like yours, may sweeten and perfume my death! Sir Richard Fanshawe. A ROSE. BLOWN in the morning, thou shalt fade ere noon! What boots a life which,...
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A Year Book of Famous Lyrics: Selections from the British and American Poets ...

Frederic Lawrence Knowles - American poetry - 1901 - 392 pages
...cheerfully as you ! Oh teach me to see Death and not to fear, But rather to take truce ! How often have I seen you at a bier, And there look fresh and spruce...breath Like yours may sweeten and perfume my death. Henry King VANITAS VANITATUM All the flowers of the spring Meet to perfume our burying ; These have...
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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1901 - 1084 pages
...cheerfully as you ! O teach me to see Death and not to fear, But rather to take truce ! How often have I seen you at a bier, And there look fresh and spruce...breath Like yours may sweeten and perfume my death. 279. A Renunciation YVTE, that did nothing study but the way " To love each other, with which thoughts...
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Selected Poems: Henry King, Elegies, Etc ; Izaak Walton, Verse-remains

John Donne - English poetry - 1904 - 62 pages
...cheerfully as you ! Oh teach me to see Death and not to fear ; But rather to take truce ! How often have I seen you at a bier, And there look fresh and spruce...breath Like yours may sweeten and perfume my death. Sic Vita LIKE to the falling of a star, Or as the flights of eagles are, Or like the fresh spring's...
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Minor Poets of the Caroline Period ...

George Saintsbury - English poetry - 1921 - 551 pages
...cheerfully as you ! Oh teach me to see death and not to fear, But rather to take truce; How often have I seen you at a bier, And there look fresh and spruce....breath Like yours may sweeten and perfume my death. A Contemplation upon Flowtrs."] Another very doubtful poem from Harleian MS. 6917, fol. 105 verso,...
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English Poems: The Elizabethan age and the Puritan period (1550-1660)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1909
...me to see death and not to fear, But rather to take truce. How often have I seen you at a bier, 15 And there look fresh and spruce. You fragrant flowers,...breath, Like yours, may sweeten and perfume my death. GEORGE WITHER SHALL I, WASTING IN DESPAIR Shall I, wasting in despair, Die, because a woman 's fair...
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A Manual of Spiritual Fortification

English poetry - 1910 - 295 pages
...cheerfully as you! O teach me to see Death and not to fear. But rather to take truce! How often have I seen you at a bier, And there look fresh and spruce!...breath Like yours may sweeten and perfume my death. FRANCIS QUARLES RESPICE PINEM My soul, sit thou a patient looker on; Judge not the Play before the...
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The Garden Muse: Poems for Garden Lovers

William Aspenwall Bradley - 1910 - 169 pages
...to take truce ! How often have I seen you at a bier, And there look fresh and spruce ! You fragant flowers! then teach me, that my breath Like yours may sweeten and perfume my death. HENRY KING, Bishop of Chichester. COUNSEL TO GIRLS Gather ye rose-buds while ye may; Old Time is still...
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The Garden Muse: Poems for Garden Lovers

William Aspenwall Bradley - English poetry - 1910 - 169 pages
...cheerfully as you! O teach me to see Death and not to fear, But rather to take truce! How often have I seen you at a bier, And there look fresh and spruce! You fragant flowers! then teach me, that my breath COUNSEL TO GIRLS Gather ye rose-buds while ye may; Old...
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The Handbook of Quotations

Quotations, English - 1913 - 250 pages
...be as little vain! You come abroad, and make a harmless show, And to your beds of earth again. . . . You fragrant flowers! then teach me, that my breath Like yours may sweeten and perfume my death. Henry King: Contemplation upon Flowers. Spake full well, in language quaint and olden, One who dwelleth...
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