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" How with this rage shall beauty hold a plea, Whose action is no stronger than a flower? O, how shall summer's honey breath hold out Against the wrackful siege of battering days, When rocks impregnable are not so stout, Nor gates of steel so strong, but... "
The Works of William Shakespeare... - Page 200
by William Shakespeare - 1907
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TÚ To ti ēn einai. Die Idee Shakespeare's und deren ..., Volume 147

Carl Karpf - 1869
...But weep to have that which it fears to lose. Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'er-sways their power, How with...is no stronger than a flower? O! how shall summer's honey-breath hold out Against the wreckful siege of battering days, When rocks impregnable are not...
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Shakespeare and the Emblem Writers: An Exposition of Their Similarities of ...

Henry Green - Emblems - 1870 - 571 pages
...transcript of them, but an appropriation,— " Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'ersways their power, How with...how shall summer's honey breath hold out Against the wreckful siege of battering days, When rocks impregnable are not so stout, Nor gates of steel so strong,...
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Folia silvulae: sive, Eclogae poetarum Anglicorum in Latinum et ..., Volume 2

Hubert Ashton Holden - English poetry - 1870
...MARMADVCAS LAWSON, AS 1814 479 TIME AND LOVE Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, but sad mortality o'ersways their power, how with...how shall summer's honey breath hold out against the wreckful siege of battering days, when rocks impregnable are not so stout, nor gates of steel so strong,...
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Shakespeare and the Emblem Writers: An Exposition of Their ..., Volume 10

Henry Green - Emblems - 1870 - 571 pages
...action is no stronger than a flower? O how shall summer's honey breath hold out Against the wreckful siege of battering days, When rocks impregnable are...so strong, but Time decays ? O fearful meditation ! where, alack ! Shall Time's best jewel from Time's chest lie hid ? Or what strong hand can hold his...
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The complete works of Shakspere, with a memoir, and essay, by ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1870
...action is no stronger than a flower ? O how shall summer's honey breath hold out Against the wreckful siege of battering days, When rocks impregnable are...stout. Nor gates of steel so strong, but time decays t O fearful meditation 1 where, alack, Shall time's best jewel from time's chest lie hid f Or what...
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James Gordon's Wife, Volume 2

Ellen Clutton-Brock - 1871
...soul, arose and cried " Hallelujah !" CHAPTER X. Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'ersways their power, How with...a plea, Whose action is no stronger than a flower? Ruin hath taught me thus to ruminate — That Time will come and take my love away : This thought is...
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James Gordon's wife [by E. Clutton Brock].

Ellen Clutton Brock - 1871
...arose and cried " Hallelujah !" 207 CHAPTER X. Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'ersways their power, How with...a plea, Whose action is no stronger than a flower? Ruin hath taught me thus to ruminate — That Time will come and take my love away : This thought is...
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New Cyclopaedia of Poetical Illustrations: Adapted to Christian Teaching ...

Poetry - 1872 - 696 pages
...BE-A.TJTY. BE-A-TJTY. 910. BEAUTY, Exposure of. Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, Might never reach me more. My ear is pained, My soul...There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, It doe wreckf ul siege of battering days, Where rocks impregnable are not so stout, Nor gates of steel so...
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English Sonnets: A Selection

John Dennis - Sonnets, English - 1873 - 238 pages
...SHAKESPEARE. 1564 — 1616. HOW TO DEFEAT TIME. SINCE brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'ersways their power, How with...how shall summer's honey breath hold out Against the wreckful siege of battering days, When rocks impregnable are not so stout, Nor gates of steel so strong,...
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Works, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1874
...weep to have that which it fears to lose. LXY. Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea, But sad mortality o'er-sways their power, How with...a plea, Whose action is no stronger than a flower ? 0, how shall summer's honey breath hold out Against the wreckful siege of battering days, When rocks...
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