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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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Chambers's supplementary reader, selected from Miscellany of ..., Issue 3

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1872
...bores 'tis easier to bear, Than chase them from their needless care. — LA FONTAINE. INSECT EMBLEM. 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 thou wert once a worm, a thing that crept On...
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The student's treasury of English song, selections from the poets of the ...

English song - 1873
...DIE, TO THE BUTTERFLY. "' Cltild of the sun! pursue thy rapturous flight."] TO THE BUTTERFLY. ilHILD 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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Encyclopaedia of English & American Poetry from Caedmon & King Alfred's ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - American poetry - 1873
...Shall bind me to my native vale. Samuel Rogers.— Born 1762, Died 1855. 1187.— TO THE BUTTERFLY. here nona Finds happiness unblighted ; or, if found, Without some thistly sorrow at its side, Qoaff fragrant nectar from their cups of gold. There shall thy wings, rich as an evening »by, Expand...
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Foregleams and Foreshadows of Immortality

Edmund Hamilton Sears - Immortality - 1873 - 382 pages
...word, are a fitting and brief summing up of the doctrine of Paul : — "Child of the sun ! pursue (hy rapturous flight, Mingling with her thou lov'st in...of light, And where the flowers of Paradise unfold, Quafl' fragrant nectar from their cups of gold. There shall thy wings, rich as an evening sky, Expand...
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The First-[sixth] Reader: Of the United States Series; Embracing, in ..., Book 5

Marcius Willson - Readers - 1872
...Butterfly. [See page 311.] TO THE BUTTERFLY. 1. CHILD of the sun ! pursue* thy rapturous11 flight, Mingling0 with her thou lov'st in fields of light ; And where the flowers of paradise unfold, Quaffd fragrant6 nectar' from their cups of gold ; There shall thy wings, rich as an evening sky, Expand...
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A selection of English poetry, designed for the use of schools ..., Issue 912

English poetry - 1873
...winding-sheet, And every turf beneath their feet Shall be a soldier's sepulchre. TO A BUTTEEFLY. BY EOGERS. 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 fragant nectar from their...
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The sacred harp, a book of devotional poetry

Sacred harp - Christian poetry, English - 1874 - 162 pages
...: 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 ecstasy ! — Yet wert thou once a worm, a thing that crept...
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Advance Thought

Charles E. Glass - Spiritualism - 1876 - 187 pages
...material forms may be easily traced. And this reminds us of the lines on the butterfly by Eogers — " 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 Months: Illustrated by Pen and Pencil

Samuel Manning - English poetry - 1880 - 216 pages
...darksome grave, And thy soft petals' silvery light In the mild breeze unfettered wave. THE BUTTERFLY. HILD 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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Rogers to Hemans

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...lustre. TO THE BUTTERFLY. CBIID of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling with her tbou lovest > — 0 ye, who come To kneel devoutly in yon reverend...peaceful sound Of Sabbath bells ; and ye, who sleep in evening sky, Expand and shut with silent ecstasy ! — Yet wert thou once a worm, a thing that crept...
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