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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 Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers: With a Biographical Sketch and ...

Samuel Rogers - 1860 - 460 pages
...first a flight divine, And nursed thy infant years with many a strain from Heaven ! TO THE BUTTERFLY. 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 the bare earth, then wrought a tomb...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Great Britain - 1861
...their course." TO A BUTTERFLY. " Child of the sun! pursue thy rapturous flight! Mingling with her thon lov'st in fields of light ; And where the flowers...fragrant nectar from their cups of gold; There shall thy wing«, rich AS an evening ekr, Expand and shut with silent ecstaey: Yet wert thou once a worm, a thing...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...BUTTERFLY— The, It flies, and seems a flower that floats on air. CoilUHI It?. BUTTERFLY— Address to the. Child of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight. Mingling...from their cups of gold : There shall thy wings, rich &s an evening sky, Expand and shut with silent ecstasy : Yet wert thou once a worm — a thing that...
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A Field-Full of Wonders ... With ... illustrations

Charles Smith Cheltnam - 1863 - 152 pages
...pretty lines of Eogers's :— TO A BUTTERFLY. " Child of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingle with her thou lov'st in fields of light; And where...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 Months: Illustrated by Pen and Pencil

Months - Months - 1864 - 224 pages
...darksome grave, And thy soft petals' silvery light In the mild breeze unfettered wave. 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 with silent ecstasy ! — Yet wert thou once a worm, a thing that crept...
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The Immortality of the Soul: Considered in the Light of the Holy Scriptures ...

Hiram Mattison - Future life - 1866 - 398 pages
...going forth of the soul from the body at the hour of death, to inhabit the regions of eternal day ! 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 ecstacy ; — Yet wert thou once a worm, — a thing that crept...
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Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets

Frederick Saunders - American poetry - 1866 - 376 pages
...like a meteor, and is gone ! Rogers's Lines to a Butterfly are replete with grace and beauty : — Child of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling...Paradise unfold, QuafF fragrant nectar from their cupj of gold. There shall thy wings, rich as an evening sky, Expand and shut with silent ecstasy !...
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Double acrostic enigmas, with poetical descriptions selected principally ...

Kate Gordon (of Fyvie.) - 1866
...seventeenth century. LXXV. " CHILD of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling with her them lov'st in fields of light ; And, where the flowers...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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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1866
...had his estate. J. DRVDEN 849 TO THE BUTTERFLY of the sun! pursue thy rapturous flight, V — mingle with her thou lov'st in fields of light; and where the flowers of Paradise unfold, quaff fragrant neclar from their cups of gold: there shall thy wings, rich as an evening sky, expand and shut with...
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The Boy's friend, a monthly journal, Volume 3

1867
...more appropriately than by quoting them, in order that my readers may appreciate their merit — " Child of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling with her thou lov'st, in fields of tight, And, where the flowers of Paradise unfold, Quaff fragrant nectar from their cups of gold ; There...
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