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" O'er a' the ills o' life victorious! But pleasures are like poppies spread: You seize the flow'r, its bloom is shed; Or like the snow falls in the river, A moment white - then melts for ever; Or like the Borealis race, That flit ere you can point their... "
The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on ... - Page 220
by Robert Burns - 1816
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Poems: Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, Volume 2

Robert Burns - Scottish poetry - 1797
...bees flee hame wi' lades o' treafure, The minutes wing'd their way wi' pleafure : Kings may be bleft, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious ! But pleafures are like poppies fpread, You feize the flow'r, its bloom is fhed ; Or ( 199 ) Or like the...
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect: By Robert Burns. In Two Volumes. A ...

Robert Burns - 1798
...bees flee hame wi' lades o' treafure, The minutes wing'd their way wi' pleafure : Kings may be bleft, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious ! But pleafures are like poppies fpread, You feize the flow'r, its bloom is fhed ; 0* Or like the fnow falls...
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Tales of Wonder;, Volume 2

Matthew Gregory Lewis - Ballads, English - 1801
...minutes wing'd their way wi' pleasure : Kings may be bless'd, but Tarn was glorious, O'er a'5 the hills o' life victorious ! But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed; Or like the snow falls in the river, A moment white then melts for ever...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1805
...barae wi ' lades o' treasure, The minutes wing'd their way wi' pleasure : Kings mny be blest, but Tarn was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious....pleasures are like poppies spread; ^ You seize the flower, its bloom is shed; 1 Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for...
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The cabinet of the Scottish muses, selected from the works of the most ...

Scottish Muses - Scottish poetry - 1808 - 230 pages
...napj>y ! As bees flee hame wi' lades o' treasure, The minutes wing'd their way wi' pleasure j Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills...poppies spread, You seize the flow'r, its bloom is shed ; O^ like the snow-falls in a river, A moment white then melts for ever ; Or like the borealis race,...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - Bookbinding - 1808
...the nappy, As bees Dee hame wi' lades o' treasure, The minutes wing'd their way wi' pleasure : Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills...But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flow Y, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts for...
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The London review, conducted by R. Cumberland, Volume 1

Richard Cumberland - 1809
...lines, which deserve the name of poetry in the truğ sense of that word. Such are the following: " But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the...snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts tor ever ; ******* Or like the rainbow's lovely form Evanishing amid the storm." — (Vol. III. p....
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Poems, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1811
...nappy ; As bees flee hame wi' lades o' treasure, The minutes wing'd their way wi' pleasure : Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills...seize the flow'r, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow falls in the river, A moment white, — then melts for ever ; Or, like the borealis race, That...
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The Ruminator: Containing a Series of Moral, Critical, and ..., Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1813
...nothing in them. We may say with Burns, These " pleasures are like poppies spread ; You seize the flower, its bloom is shed ; Or like the snow-falls in the...white, then melts for ever; Or like the borealis race, ^Thal flit ere you can point their place } Or like the rainbow's lovely form, Evanishing amid the storm."...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1814 - 648 pages
...the nappy ; As bees flee name wi' lades o' treasure, The minutes wing'd their way wi' pleasure. Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills...victorious. But pleasures are like poppies spread, You sei/e the flow'r, its bloom is shed; Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white — then melts...
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