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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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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...of action assigned them ; these are instances of this general law of nature." — Sutler's Analogy. 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 On...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...simple joys that never fail, Shall bind me to my native vale. To the Butterfly. Child of the sun 1 pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling with her thou...their cups of gold. There shall thy wings, rich as an evening sky, Expand and shut with silent ccstacy! Yet wert thou once a worm, a thing that crept On...
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The observing eye; or, Letters to children on the three lowest divisions of ...

Anne Wright - 1851
...address the butterfly, when he says, " Child of the sun, pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling with those thou lov'st in fields of light; And where the flowers of Paradise uufold, Quaff fragrant nectar from their cups of gold, There shall thy wings, rich as an evening sky,...
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The Poems of Samuel Rogers: With a Memoir

Samuel Rogers - 1851 - 340 pages
...and waterfall, Thy ferry with its gliding sail, And her— the Lady of the Glen! 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 Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - 1852 - 451 pages
...shrill horn its fearful larum flings ! — I wake in horror, and dare sleep no more ! 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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Garden Walks with the Poets

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - English poetry - 1852 - 340 pages
...whole domain ; And so be sure of generous exercise, The youth of age, and medicine of the wiae. Rogers. 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 ecstasy ! Yet wert thou once a worm ; a thing that crept...
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The naturalist's poetical companion, with notes, selected by E. Wilson

Naturalist pseud, Edward WILSON (M.A., F.L.S.) - 1852
...CAMPBELL. TO A BUTTERFLY. CHILD of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingle with her thou lovest in fields of light ; And, where the flowers of Paradise...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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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1852
...CnrtD of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling with her thou lovest in fields of light j ntain air. All, as they frown'd, unwritten records...and festivals of yore. But why the tale prolong ? evening sky, Expand and shut with silent ecstasy ! — Yet wert thou once a worm, a thing that crept...
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The Anglo-American Magazine, Volume 1

Food - 1852
...flower to flower in balmy gales to fly, Is all she has to do beneath the radiant sky.' (From Ro^frs.) 1 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 frequent nectar from their...
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Hogg's Instructor, Volumes 9-10

English literature - 1852
...shall we, like Rogers, who gives a higher direction to our thoughts, say to the flitting insect — 'Child of the sun! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling with her thou Invest In fields of light, And where the flowers of Paradise unfold. Quaff frequent nectar from their...
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