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" SWEET Day, so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky, The dew shall weep thy fall to-night ; For thou must die. Sweet Rose, whose hue angry and brave Bids the rash gazer wipe his eye, Thy root is ever in its grave, And thou must die.... "
The Christian Remembrancer: A Quarterly Review - Page 304
1822
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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

1855 - 430 pages
...smoke that quick expires ; 'T is a bubble ; 't is a sigh ; VIRTUE. George Herbert. SWEET day ! so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky, The dew shall weep thy fall to-night ; For thou must die. Sweet rose ! whose hue, angry and brave, Bids the rash gazer wipe his...
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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - 1855 - 558 pages
...cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky ; Sweet dews shall weep thy fall to-night For thou must die. Sweet rose, whose hue, angry and brave. Bids the rash gazer wipe his ej'e ; Thy root is ever in the grave And thou must die. Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses,...
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The Rhyme and Reason of Country Life, Or, Selections from Fields Old and New

Susan Fenimore Cooper - 1855 - 428 pages
...a heart that hath waxed old. WILLIAM MOTHEEWELL, 1791-1885. VIRTUE. Sweet day ! so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky ; The dew shall weep thy fall to-night, For thou must die. Sweet rose ! whose hue, angry and brave, Bids the rash gazer wipe his...
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Poetry: selected for the use of schools and families by A. Bowman

Anne Bowman - 1856 - 292 pages
...declining sun, sheds over all A pleasant, farewell smile And so returns to God. BllTANT. 150 VIRTUE. SWEET day ! so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky ; The dews shall weep thy fall to-night For thou must die. Sweet rose ! whose hue, angry and brave, Bids...
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The Catholic Institute Magazine, Volume 1

1856
...sweetness of versification, which he will find in that old writer. Here is a specimen. " Sweet day, so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky, The dew shall wrap thy fall to-night ; For tlwu mast die. Sweet rose, whose hue angry and brave Bids the rash gazer...
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Adventures in the Wilds of the United States and British American ..., Volume 1

Charles Lanman - 1856
...good. It was just such a day as George Herbert has made immortal in the following words : " Sweet day, so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky ; The dew will weep thy fall to-night, For thou must die." At my feet flowed the tranquil waters of 'the superb...
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A Book for Spare Moments: The Urn and the Page

Harvey Buckland - 1856 - 162 pages
...most difficult of tasks, to keep Heights which the soul is competent to gain. Wordsworth. Sweet day ! so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky; The dews shall weep thy fall to-night; For thou must die. Sweet rose ! whose hue, angry and brave, Bids...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - 1856 - 358 pages
...stood void ; her bills make known, She must be dearly let, or let alone. GEORGE HERBERT. 1593-1632. Virtue. Sweet day, so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and skies. Only a sweet and virtuous soul, Like seasoned timber, never gives. The Answer....
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The poetical works of George Herbert. Illustrated

George Herbert - 1856 - 20 pages
...among those his soul. WEET day, so cool, so calm, so bright, i\The bridall of the earth and skie : / The dew shall weep thy fall to night ; For thou must die. I 1 I Sweet rose, whose hue angrie and brave Bids the rash gazer wipe his eye, Thy root is ever in...
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Lectures on the British Poets, Volume 1

Henry Reed - 1857 - 408 pages
...way, can be more pleasing than the sweet moralizing in what are perhaps his best-known lines, on virtue ? " Sweet day, so cool, so calm, so bright,...of the earth and sky, The dew shall weep thy fall to-night ; For thou must die. " Sweet rose, whose hue, angry and brave, Bids the rash gazer wipe his...
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