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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 book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853
...ROOERS. TO A BUTTERFLY. CHILD of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight ; Mingle with her thou lov'st iu 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 ecstasy ! Yet wert thou once a worm — a thing that crept...
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The Guardian, Volume 4

Conduct of life - 1853
...the days gone by — to act in thought Past seasons o'er, and be again a child !" 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...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - 1854 - 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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The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers: With a Biographical Sketch ...

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1854 - 460 pages
...first a flight divine, And nursed thy infant years with many a strain from Heaven ! TO THE BUTTERFLY. CHILD of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling...unfold, Quaff fragrant nectar from their cups of gold. 238 TO THB FRAGMENT OF A STATUE OF HERCULES. There shall thy wings, rich as an evening-sky, Expand...
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Beautiful butterflies; the British species described and illustrated

Henry Gardiner Adams - 1854
...upon this subject, which, I think, you will be able to understand and appreciate: here they are— "Child of the sun! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling with her thou lovest in fields of IkrhT; And, where the flowers of paradise unfold, Quaff fragrant nectar from their...
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Sacred Poetry

Sacred poetry - 1854 - 236 pages
...diadem, For ever and for evermore — The star — the star of Bethlehem ! TO THE BUTTERFLY. By ROGERS. 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 Butterflies of Great Britain, with Their Transformations, Delineated and ...

John Obadiah Westwood - Butterflies - 1855 - 140 pages
...these peculiarities of butterfly life, that I may be excused for quoting them in this place : — " 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 ecstasy. Yet wert thou once a worm, a thing that crept On...
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The Church of England quarterly review

1855
...But let Rogers speak for us here, and tell how a Christian poet can improve upon a Pagan symbol. " Child of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling...fields of light ; And where the flowers of paradise unfokl, Quaff fragrant nectar from their cups of gold ; There shall thy wings, rich as an evening sky,...
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The Guardian, Volumes 6-7

Conduct of life - 1855
...deigns to give. TO THE BUTTERFLY. DT SAMUEL KOOIR3. CHILD of the son I pursue thy rapturous night, Mingling with her thou lov'st in fields of light;...Paradise unfold, Quaff fragrant nectar from their caps of gold. There shall thy wings, rich aa an evening sky, Expand and shut with silent ecstasy I...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...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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