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" Big with the vanity of state ; But transient is the smile of Fate ! A little rule, a little sway, A sun-beam in a winter's day, Is all the proud and mighty have Between the cradle and the grave. "
Two Poets of the Oxford Movement: John Keble and John Henry Newman - Página 23
de Rodney Stenning Edgecombe - 1996 - 296 páginas
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Solitude: A Philosophical Encounter

Philip Koch - 1994 - 375 páginas
...age-old context of human life, a sobering timescape in which A little rule, a little sway, A sunbeam on a winter's day, Is all the proud and mighty have Between the cradle and the grave.39 The early Romantics also escaped to solitude, but for a different reason. Rousseau and the...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 891 páginas
...hoary moulder'd walls. Yet time has seen, that lifts the low, And level lays the lofty brow. Has been this broken pile compleat. Big with the vanity of...the smile of fate! A little rule, a little sway, A sun beam in a winter's day, 90 Is all the proud and mighty have Between the cradle and the grave. And...
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A Quest for Home: Reading Robert Southey

Christopher J. P. Smith - 1997 - 372 páginas
...with the vanity of state; But transient is the smile of fate! A little rule, a little sway, A sun beam in a winter's day, Is all the proud and mighty have Between the cradle and the grave.38 Dyer had one advantage over Southey in that he understood something of the purpose of the...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 páginas
...rich: they beg, I give; They lack. I leave; they pine, I live. IJY1 R John 1700-1758 3127GrongartfiH Xb @b (b DYLAN Bob 19413128 'All I Reallfy Want To Do' 1 ain't lookin' to block you up, Shock or knock or lock...
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The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry

John Sitter - 2001 - 298 páginas
...a scene that tells him of the vanity of human ambitions. Contemplating a ruined castle, he declares Yet Time has seen, that lifts the low, And level lays...and Mighty have, Between the Cradle and the Grave. (lines 84-92) Picturesque prospects, here, are a source of melancholy moral reflection. Property and...
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Sura's Quotable Quotes, Adages and Sayings

D.V. Rangarajan - 2004
...picnicking with a tiger. You might enjoy the meal but the tiger always eats last - Maureen Dowd. Pride 1 . A little rule, a little sway A Sunbeam in a winter's day, ls all the proud and mighty have, Between the cradle and the grave - John Dyer. 2 . Pride is over-estimation...
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Fort Worth: A Novel

Leonard Sanders - 2005 - 511 páginas
...suggestions, and to my agent, Aaron M. Priest, for his initial and unflagging enthusiasm for this project. A little rule, a little sway, A sunbeam in a winter's...and mighty have, Between the cradle and the grave. John Dyer Grongar Hill, 1729 God makes the country, But man makes the town. Captain Buckley B. Paddock...
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The Invention of Evening: Perception and Time in Romantic Poetry

Christopher R. Miller - 2006 - 262 páginas
...time has seen, that lifts the low, And level lays the lofty brow, Has seen this broken pile complete, Big with the vanity of state; But transient is the...and mighty have Between the cradle and the grave. (84-92) In the impersonal construction, "time has seen," Dyer grammatically renders the cyclical vision...
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Towards Higher Consciousness - Spiritual Insights

...Compensation 1 1 . Fortune can take away riches, but not courage. Seneca 4b.c.-65a.d. Medea 1.176 12. But transient is the smile of fate; A little rule,...and mighty have Between the cradle and the grave. John Dyer 1700-1758 Grongar Hill 13. Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause....
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Safire's Political Dictionary

William Safire - 2008 - 862 páginas
...wrote: "Death borders upon our birth and our cradle stands in the grave." Poet John Dyer wrote in 1726: A little rule, a little sway, A sunbeam in a winter's...and mighty have Between the cradle and the grave. This was parodied by Samuel Hoffenstein in the 1930s: Babies haven't any hair; old men's heads are...
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