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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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Everyday Objects; Or, Picturesque Aspects of Natural History ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - Natural history - 1876 - 427 pages
...final transformation of humanity, which the Word of God has promised to us : — " Child of the sun 1 pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling with her thou lov'st in fields of light ; And, where the fields of Paradise unfold, Quaff fragrant nectars from their cups of gold. There shall thy wings, rich...
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The Pupil teacher, a monthly educational journal. H. Major, ed

Henry Major - 1876
...Prior, The son of Adam and of Eve ; Can Stuart or Nassau claim higher ? — M. Prior. TO A 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 Rainbow, a magazine of Christian literature, Volume 13

1877
...Butterfly," with the alteration of a single word, are a fitting and brief summing np of the doctrine : — " Child of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling...Quaff fragrant nectar from their cups of gold. There phall thy wings, rich as an evening sky, Expand and shut, in silent ecstasy; — Yet wert thou once...
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A dictionary of poetical illustrations

Robert Aitkin Bertram - 1877
...glory. ( To a Butterfly. ) CHILD of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingle with her thou lovest e them your wings, rich as an evening sky. Expand and shut with silent ecstasy. Yet wert thou once a worm...
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The Principles of Elocution: With Exercises and Notations for Pronunciation ...

Alexander Melville Bell - Elocution - 1878 - 243 pages
...glance, the gaze of an assembled world is powerless and insignificant. 22. TO THE BUTTERFLY. Rogers. Child of the sun! pursue thy rapturous flight. Mingling...of light. And where the flowers of paradise unfold, Quaft" fragrant nectar from their cups of gold : There shall thy wings, rich as an evening sky. Expand...
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"Elocutionary Manual.": The Principles of Elocution, with Exercises and ...

Alexander Melville Bell - Elocution - 1878 - 243 pages
...the principal words to which they relate, when they are necessary to the expression of sense : as, " Child of the sun — pursue thy rapturous flight —...— -with her thou lov'st — in fields of light." '••It was not so much what you said — as your manner of saying it — that struck me." EXERCISE....
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The Excelsior poetry book for the young, selected and ed. by Vita

Excelsior poetry book - 1880
...hearth, Alas for love ! if thou wert all, And nought beyond, on earth. —Mn. Hcinattt. TO A 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 On...
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A Festival of Art, Poetry and Song: Selections from the Greatest Poets of ...

Frederick Saunders - American poetry - 1880 - 392 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 cup., of gold. There shall thy wings, rich as an evening sky, Expand and shut with silent ecstasy !...
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An Empire of Information: Uniting Four Regions of Thought ...

John McGovern - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1880 - 700 pages
...butterfly : Child of the sun, pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling with her them lov'st in fields oflight; And, where the flowers of Paradise unfold, Quaff fragrant nectar from their lips of gold. There shall thy wings, rich as the evenmg sky, Expand and shut with silent ecstasy !...
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Aunt Charlotte's Evenings at Home with the Poets: A Collection of Poems for ...

Charlotte Mary Yonge - Children's poetry - 1881 - 354 pages
...He wrote a volume of poems, the most famous of which was " Pleasures of Memory." TO 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 ectasy ! Yet wert thou once a worm, a thing that crept On...
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