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" The monarch oak, the patriarch of the trees, Shoots rising up, and spreads by slow degrees ; Three centuries he grows, and three he stays, Supreme in state, and in three more decays... "
A NARRATIVE OF THE ADVENTURES OF CHARLES THE SECOND AFTER THE BATTLE OF ... - Página 10
de battle of worcester - 1859
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, Volumen 1

John Dryden - 1859
...species still remains. The monareh oak, the patriareh of the trees, Shooss rising up, and spreads hy slow degrees; Three centuries he grows, and three...stays, Supreme in state, and in three more decays; So wears the paving pehhle in the street, And towns and towers their fatal periods meet : So rivers,...
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British Timber Trees

John Blenkarn - 1859 - 275 páginas
...with whom this tree was an especial favourite, limits the period of its existence to 900 years : — " Three centuries he grows, and three he stays Supreme in state, and in three more decays." In this estimate the poet's licence has been inverted, and the actual term of existence much underrated....
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Revelations, a concise compendium and exposition of the Old and New ...

Elizabeth Wright - 1862
...away; but the witness stood against them, beneath " The monarch oak, the patriarch of trees, That rises up, and spreads by slow degrees ; Three centuries...stays Supreme in state, and in three more decays." The oak was greatly venerated and worshipped by the druids. All their offerings and sacrifices were...
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The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - 1862 - 538 páginas
...r., V My , N. Am. 1. Tire monarch oat, the patriarch of the tree?, hhoot;* slowly up, and ^prejid.s by slow degrees ; Three centuries he grows, and three...he stays Supreme in state, and in three more decays — DRTDKN. & • "The oak, for grandeur, strength, and noble size. Excels all trees that in the forest...
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The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - 1863 - 538 páginas
...imbrica'ta, Shingle oak, xbc. 12, (ap.), 40 1. THE monarch oak, the patriarch of the trees, Shoots slowly up, and spreads by slow degrees ; Three centuries...stays Supreme in state, and in three more decays. — DEYDEN. 2. " The oak, for grandeur, strength, and noble size, Excels all trees that in the forest...
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An index to familiar quotations selected principally from British authors ...

John Cooper Grocott - 1863
...again defies The threat'ning clouds and howling skies. OAK, — The monarch oak, the patriarch of the trees, Shoots rising up, and spreads by slow degrees...he grows, and three he stays Supreme in state ; and ID three more decays. DRYDEN. — Palamon and Arcite, Line 1058. OATH. — He that imposes an oath...
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Family Walking Sticks; or, prose portraits of my relations. [Edited by M ...

Mary Mogridge - 1864
...oak, often repeating. the following well-known lines : — " The monarch oak, the patriarch of the trees, Shoots rising up and spreads by slow degrees...stays, Supreme in state, and in three more decays." Had I met my great-uncle without his staff, I should have thought that there was something wanting....
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The Everyday Book of Natural History: Comprising a Note for Every Day on the ...

James Cundall - 1866 - 509 páginas
...short leaf stalks, and the elongated stalks of the acorn. The tree is of slow growth. Dryden says, " Three centuries he grows, and three he stays, Supreme in state, and in three more decays. " There is, however, good reason to believe that this is an under-estimate of the durability of the...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1867 - 715 páginas
...hopes, her fears, her joys, were all Bounded within the cloister wall. Scott, Marmion, it. 3. OAK. The monarch oak, the patriarch of trees, Shoots rising...stays Supreme in state ; and in three more decays. Dryden, Palamon and Arcile, 1058. The oak, when living, monarch of the wood ; The English oak, which,...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Containing Original Poems, Tales, and ...

John Dryden - 1867 - 445 páginas
...remaina The monarch oak, the patriarch of the trees, Shoots rising up, and spreads by slow degrees ; S3M Three centuries he grows, and three he stays, Supreme in state, and in three more decays; So wears the paving pebble in the street, And towns and towers their fatal periods meet : Ver. 230I....
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