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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 every-day book of natural history, by J.C.

James Cundall - 1866
...some kindred fly, and then mounting high in air, with capricious circular sweeps, until lost to view. "Child of the Sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling with her thou lo vest in fields of light. " Anatomists state that the perfect fly may be distinguished in the caterpillar,...
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The Immortality of the Soul, Considered in the Light of the Holy Scriptures ...

Rev. Hiram Mattison - 1867
...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 with her thou lov'stin fields of light, And where the flowers of Paradise unfold, Quaff fragrant nectar from their...
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The class and standard series of reading books. 5 pt. [in 7].

Charles Bilton - 1868
...is generally hailed as a sign of continued fine weather. On the butterfly the poet Rogers wrote — 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 I Yet wert thou once a worm — a thing that crept...
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Gems of nature and art, Volume 21

Gems - Natural history - 1868 - 72 pages
...THE HUMMING-BIRD HAWK-MOTH. Ohild 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 in silent ecstaoy ! Yet wert thou once a worm, a thing that crept On the...
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The Garland of Poetry for the Young: A Selection in Four Parts, Volumes 1-2

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - American poetry - 1868
...of the sun ! pursue thy rapturous flight, Mingling with her thou lovest in fields of light, And when the flowers of Paradise unfold, Quaff fragrant nectar...their cups of gold ; There shall thy wings, rich as an evening sky," Expand and shut with silent ecstasy ; Yet wcrt thou once a worm — a thing that crept...
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The Children's hour

1868
...which you can 'go and do likewise?' Stories of Insect Life, '47 STORIES OF INSECT LIFE. CATERPILLARS. ' 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 Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1869 - 453 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...their cups of gold. There shall thy wings, rich as an evening sky, Expand and shut with silent eestasy ! — Yet wert thou once a worm, a thing that crept...
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The pilgrim and the shrine; or, Passages from the life and correspondence of ...

Edward Maitland - 1868
...I find Samuel Rogers a poet to my mind. Had he ever seen such butterflies when he sans thus — o ' 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...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Instructive & Entertaining Tracts, Volumes 17-18

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Anthologies - 1871
...bores 'tis easier to bear, Than chase them from their needless care. —LA FONTAINE. INSECT EMBL EM. 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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Chambers's miscellany of instructive & entertaining tracts, Volume 18

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1871
...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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