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" CHILD of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight. Mingling with her thou lov'st in fields of light; And, where the flowers of paradise unfold, Quaff fragrant nectar from their cups of gold. There shall thy wings, rich as an evening sky Expand and shut with... "
Poems - Page 35
by Samuel Rogers - 1839 - 48 pages
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The Pleasures of Memory, and Other Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1820 - 142 pages
...tears ! TO THE BUTTERFLY. CHILD of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingled with her thou lovest in fields of light, And, where the flowers of paradise unfold, Quaff fragant nectar from their cups of gold. THE HERMIT. J(3 <l'l,ere shall thy wings, rich as an evening...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1822 - 319 pages
...they be, and beautiful, and wise, Shine forth with double lustre. * At Woburn-Abbey. TO THE BUTTERFLY. CHILD of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling...rich as an evening-sky, Expand and shut with silent ecstasy ! — Yet wert thou once a worm, a thing that crept On the bare earth, then wrought a tomb...
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The Bardiad: A Poem in Two Cantos

Charles Burton - 1823 - 80 pages
...That law preserves the earth a sphere, And guides the planets in their course." TO THE BUTTERFLY. " CHILD of the sun! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling...! —Yet wert thou once a worm, a thing that crept On the bare earth, then wrought a tomb and slept! And such is man; soon from his cell of clay To burst...
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Rameses; an Egyptian Tale: with Historical Notes of the Era of the Pharoahs

Ramses II (King of Egypt), Edward Upham - 1824
...portray this mystic glorious change : VOL. i. K '' Child of the Sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight,6' Mingling with her thou lov'st in fields of light ; And, where the flowering lotos does unfold, Quaff fragrant nectar from its cups of gold. There shall thy wings, rich...
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White

Samuel Rogers - 1830 - 488 pages
...with double lustre. 1 A phenomenon described by many navigators. i Al Woburn- Abbey. TO THE BUTTERFLY. CHILD of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling with her thou lovest in fields of light ; And, where the flowers of Paradise unfold, Quaff fragrant nectar from their...
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The Sacred Harp

English poetry - 1831 - 264 pages
...lie : Our temple hath not left a stone, And Mockery sits on Salem's throne. TO THE BUTTERFLY. ROGERS. CHILD of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling...their cups of gold. There shall thy wings, rich as an evening sky, Expand and shut with silent ecstacy ! — Yet wert thou once a worm, a thing that crept...
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Poems, Volume 2

Samuel Rogers - Fore-edge painting - 1834 - 295 pages
...shade; These simple joys, that never fail, Shall bind me to my native vale. i) i) TO THE BUTTERFLY. CHILD of the sun] pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling...rich as an evening-sky, Expand and shut with silent ecstasy! —Yet wert thou once a worm, a thing that crept On the bare earth, then wrought a tomb and...
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Poems, Volume 1

Samuel Rogers - Fore-edge painting - 1834 - 295 pages
...shade ; These simple joys, that never fail, Shall bind me to my native vale. I) D 201 TO THE BUTTERFLY. CHILD of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling...rich as an evening-sky, Expand and shut with silent ecstasy ! — Yet wert thou once a worm, a thing that crept On the bare earth, then wrought a tomb...
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On the Existence of the Soul After Death: A Dissertation Opposed to the ...

Richard Laurence - Future life - 1834 - 114 pages
...Time's Telescope" for the year 1820, page 146. " Child of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Roving with her thou lov'st, in fields of light ; And, where...unfold, Quaff fragrant nectar from their cups of gold ; 1 More's Divine Dialogues, vol. i. pp. 90, 91. 13 There shall thy wings, rich as an evening sky,...
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The fourth book for children

John White - Welsh language - 1835
...them hast no friend; Think—since this life is but a span, Of joys that have no end. THE BUTTERFLY. Child of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling...their cups of gold, There shall thy wings, rich as an evening sky, Expand and shut in silent ecstasy. Yet wert thou once a worm; a thing that crept On the...
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