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" The world's a bubble and the Life of Man Less than a span In his conception wretched, from the womb So to the tomb; Curst from his cradle, and brought up to years With cares and fears. Who then to frail mortality shall trust, But limns on water, or but... "
Littell's Living Age - Seite 287
1908
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The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1918, Band 1

1918 - 2032 Seiten
...aged man his right To be your beadsman now that was your knight. George Peek [iss8?-is97?l THE WORLD THE World's a bubble, and the life of Man Less than a span: In his conception wretched, — from the womb, So to the tomb; Curst from his cradle, and brought up...
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A General Sketch of European Literature in the Centuries of Romance, Band 1

Laurie Magnus - 1918 - 436 Seiten
...e'er she be, That not impossible She That shall command my heart and me ". Bacon wrote poetry — ' The World's a bubble, and the life of man Less than a span ' ; and Marlowe — ' Come live with me, and be ray love ' ; and Sir Walter Raleigh, and even Queen...
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Aspects of Death and Correlated Aspects of Life in Art, Epigram, and Poetry ...

Frederick Parkes Weber - 1918 - 786 Seiten
...the exploded theory that Lord Bacon was the true author of Shakespeare's plays) as follows : — " The World's a bubble, and the Life of Man Less than a span." William Drummond, of Hawthornden (1585-1649), likewise compares human life to a bubble : — " This...
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Palgrave's Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics: Book first (Elizabethan period).

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1921 - 168 Seiten
...image of my death." 77. This Life which seems so fair WE may compare the lines attributed to Bacon, " The World's a bubble ; and the life of Man Less than a span" (Golden Pomp, ccxcix.), paraphrased from a Greek epigram by Posidippus ; the last stanza of Herrick's...
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An Anthology of the Poetry of the Age of Shakespeare

William Thomas Young - 1923 - 328 Seiten
...star Helps Love to summon war ; Both now embracing be. G. CHAPMAN From Reliquiae Wottonianae, 1651 The World's a bubble, and the life of man Less than a span ; In his conception wretched, from the womb, So to the tomb; Nurst from his cradle, and brought up...
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Francis Bacon, Last of the Tudors

Amelie Deventer von Kunow - 1924 - 124 Seiten
...to our consideration of the dramas of the "Concealed Poet," Francis Tudor, named Viscount St. Alban. The world's a bubble and the life of man Less than a span; In his conception wretched from the woombe, So to the tombe, Curst from the cradel, and brought up...
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Scribner's Magazine, Band 56

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Sheppard Dashiell, Harlan Logan - 1914 - 846 Seiten
...found himself wondering how any being of ordinary intelligence could think that the same hand wrote, "The World's a bubble, and the life of Man Less than a span"; and then, "Hark! hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings." Or if there be a faint doubt about "The World,"...
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Nineteenth Century and After: A Monthly Review, Band 66

1909 - 1132 Seiten
...no approach here to anything but the poetising of an idea. The three best stanzas run aa follows : The world's a bubble, and the life of man less than a span ; In his conception wretched, from the womb so to the tomb ; Curst from the cradle, and brought up...
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Brief Lives

John Aubrey - 1982 - 340 Seiten
...On the Thames small boats rowed by watermen were one of the chief means of transport in London. Ed. The world's a bubble, and the life of man Less than a span; In his conception wretched, from the womb So to the tomb; Cursed from his cradle, and brought up to...
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The Expanding Universe: Astronomy's 'Great Debate', 1900-1931

Arthur Eddington, Robert William Smith, Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington - 1987 - 160 Seiten
...Further reference to the rival theories is made on p. 86. Chapter III FEATURES OF THE EXPANDING UNIVERSE The world's a bubble, and the life of man Less than a span. Francis Bacon /\. SPHERICAL world, closed but continually expanding, is a new playground for thought....
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