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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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Gems from the English Poets: Chaucer to Tennyson ; with Biographical Notices ...

English poets - English poetry - 1889 - 503 pages
...day Ulysses landed there ; and long I gazed, Like one awaking in a distant time. 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 Soon I heard footsteps; a-fld lo, descendtng by &. path fcodden tor tgcs. many a nymph...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1881 - 1002 pages
...day, in sunshine bright, What art thou to the fall of night? JOANNA HAILLIH. 31 To ТЛЕ BUTTERFLY. = 4 evening sky, Expand and shut with silent ecstasy ! — Yet wert thou once a worm, a thing that crept...
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Gems for the young from favourite poets, ed. by R. Mulholland

Gems - 1884
...elato Full on thy bloom, Till crnsh'd beneath the furrow's weight TO THE BUTTERFLY. SAMUEL EOGEES. 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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Foregleams and Foreshadows of Immortality

Edmund Hamilton Sears - Immortality - 1884 - 382 pages
...the alteration of a single word, are a fitting and brief summing up of tne doctrine of Paul : — " Child of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling...their cups of gold. There shall thy wings, rich as an evening sky, Expand ;md shut, in silent ecstasy ; — Yet wert thou once a worm, — a thing that crept...
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Foregleams and Foreshadows of Immortality

Edmund Hamilton Sears - Immortality - 1884 - 382 pages
...single word, are a fitting and brief summing up of tne doctrine of Paul : — " Child of the snn ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling with her thou...their cups of gold. There shall thy wings, rich as an evening sky, Expand and shut, in silent ecstasy ; — Yet wert thou once a worm, — a thing that crept...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English and American Poetry from Chaucer to ...

Edwin O. Chapman - American poetry - 1884 - 399 pages
...that lengthen'd as he ran, Fades to a blank, and dwindles to a span ! Samuel Rogers, TO THE BUTTERFLY. CHILD of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling with her thou lov'st in fields o light ; And where the flowers of paradise unfold, Quaff fragrant nectar from their cups of gold....
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The Principles of Elocution: With Exercises and Notations for Pronunciation ...

Alexander Melville Bell - Elocution - 1887 - 240 pages
...whose glance the gaze of an assembled world is powerless and insignificant. 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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Crown Jewels, Or Gems of Literature, Art and Music: Being Choice Selections ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - American literature - 1888 - 632 pages
...ADDRESS TO THE BUTTERFLY. eHILD of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight. Mingling 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 ecstasy : Yet wert thou once a worm — a thing that crept...
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Elocutionary Manual: The Principles of Elocution ; with Exercises and Notations

Alexander Melville Bell - Elocution - 1887 - 240 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." "// vjas not so mucJi what you said — is your manner of saying it-— that struck me." EXERCISE....
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The Pilgrim and the Shrine: Or, Passages from the Life and Correspondence of ...

Edward Maitland - 1889 - 467 pages
...once I find Samuel Rogers a poet to my mind. Had he ever seen such butterflies when he sang thus ? ' Child of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight Mingling with her thou lov'st in fields of light; Or where the flowers of Paradise unfold Quaff radiant nectar in their cups of gold : There shall thy...
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