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" Pour round her path a stream of living light ; And gild those pure and perfect realms of rest, Where virtue triumphs, and her sons are blest ! SAMUEL ROGERS. "
Poems - Page 44
by Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 295 pages
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The Pleasures of Memory, with Other Poems

Samuel Rogers - Fore-edge painting - 1801 - 187 pages
...our own.' Lighter than air, Hope's summer-visions die, If but a fleeting cloud obscure the sky; If but a beam of sober Reason play, Lo, Fancy's fairy...trembling spirit wings her flight, Pour round her path 3 stream of living light; And gild those pure and perfect realms of rest, Where Virtue triumphs, and...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 22

1814
...Poems. ' Lighter than air, Hope's summer-visions fly, If but a fleeting cloud obscure the sky ; If but a beam of sober Reason play, Lo, Fancy's fairy...; And gild those pure and perfect realms of rest, Virtue triumphs, and her sons are blest ! * The descriptiVe passages of this classical poem, require...
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Anselmo; or, The day of trial, Volumes 3-4

Mary Hill (novelist.) - 1813
...summer visions die^ If but a fleeting cloud obscure the sty ; If but a beam of sober reason play, La, fancy's fairy frost-work melts away. But can the wiles of art, the grasp of power, Siyitch the rich relics of a well-spent hour? These, when the trembling spirit wings her flight, Pour...
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The New Pocket Cyclopędia: Or, Elements of Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc - 1813 - 645 pages
...our own ! Lighter than air Hope's summer visions die, If but a fleeting cloud obscure the sky ; It but a beam of sober reason play, Lo ! Fancy's fairy frost-work melts away ! 2. It is often found, that a fine genius has but a feeble memory : for, where the genius is bright,...
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Moral Pieces: In Prose and Verse

Lydia Howard Sigourney - American essays - 1815 - 267 pages
...poet : " Lighter than air, hope's summer visions fly, " If but a fleeting cloud obscure the sky, " If but a beam of sober reason play, " Lo, fancy's fairy frost-work melts away. " But can the wile of art, the grasp of power, " Snatch the rich relics of a well-spent hour ? " These, when the...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1816 - 246 pages
...call our own. Lighter than air, Hope's summer-visions die. If but a fleeting cloud obscure the sky; If but a beam of sober Reason play, Lo, Fancy's fairy...Art, the grasp of Power, Snatch the rich relics of a well- spent hour? These, when the trembling spirit wings her flight, Pour round her path a stream of...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Electronic book - 1816 - 392 pages
...our own. Lighter than air, Hope's summer-visions die, If bjijt a fleeting cloud obscure the sky ; If but a beam of sober Reason play, Lo, Fancy's fairy...melts away ! But can the wiles of Art, the grasp of Pow'rr Snatch the rich relics of a well-spent hour ? These, when- the trembling spirit wings her fligh...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1816 - 246 pages
...fleeting cloud obscure the sky j If but a beam of sober Reason play, Lo, Fancy's fairy frost- work melts away! But can the wiles of Art, the grasp of Power, Snatch the rich relics of a well- spent hour? These, when the trembling spirit wings her flight, Pour round her path a stream of...
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The Pleasures of Memory, and Other Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1820 - 142 pages
...visions die, If but a fleeting clond obscure the sky ! If but a beam of sober reason play, Lo, fancy'* fairy frost-work melts away ! But can the wiles of art, the grasp of power, Snatch the rich relies of a well-spent hour ? These when the trembling spirit wings her flight, Pour round her path...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - Conduct of life - 1822 - 764 pages
...Lighter than air, Hope's summer visions die, If but a fleeting cloud obscure the sky ; . • , ., If but a beam of sober reason play, Lo ! fancy's fairy frost-work melts away ! i But can the wiles of art, the grasp of pow'r, Snatch the rich relics of a well-spent hour ! These,...
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