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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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A Book of Elizabethan Lyrics

1895 - 327 Seiten
...we panting die. I0 FRANCIS BACON, from Reliquiae Wottonianae, 1651 ; written about 1625. 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 ; Cursed from his cradle, and brought up...
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A Book of Elizabethan Lyrics

1895 - 412 Seiten
...we panting die. 10 FRANCIS BACON, from Reliquiae Wottonianae, 1651 ; written about 1625. 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 ; Cursed from his cradle, and brought up...
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The Golden Pomp: A Procession of English Lyrics from Surrey to Shirley

Arthur Quiller-Couch - 1895 - 434 Seiten
...lies; The dew 's dry'd up; the star is shot; The flight is past; and man forgot. ccxc1x 8 Henry King. 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 Harmony of the Essays, Etc. of Francis Bacon, Band 10

Francis Bacon - 1895 - 600 Seiten
...of his Lop's. , which Mr. Farnaby translated into Greeke, and printed both in his Av0o\oyiat scThe world's a bubble, and the life of man, Less than a span, &c. fAs this translation by Lord Bacon is not generally known, we give it entire. T. Farnaby's Epigramata...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

1896 - 1178 Seiten
...till the hours of light return All we have built do we discern. 1. MATTHEW ABNOLD — Morality. St. 2. The World's a bubble, and the Life of Man less than a span : In hia conception wretched, from the womb so to the tomb ; Curst from his cradle, and brought up...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Band 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1896 - 772 Seiten
...through the immense Of ether, circling the resplendent sun In calm and simple grandeur. EDWIN ATHERSTONE. 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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Sir Henry Wotton: A Biographical Sketch

Sir Adolphus William Ward - 1898 - 171 Seiten
...Weckherlin in Allgemeine Deutsche Biothe almost theatrical cynicism of the wellknown lines beginning "The world's a bubble, and the life of man Less than a span," has to my ear no solid sound ; and the rather pompous rhetoric of the companion heroics superscribed...
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Introduction to Ethics

Frank Thilly - 1900 - 346 Seiten
...Lord Bacon gives us a characteristic estimate of the value of life in these pessimistic lines : — " 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...
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Greek Melic Poets

Herbert Weir Smyth - 1900 - 772 Seiten
...t. 1. 32 тгас Hdt. 1. 32 тгас ¿im ápopwTTos trv/лфорг/, Eur. Herald. 608 ff., Bacon "The world's a bubble and the Life of Man | Less than a span." — 1. ftirpaKToi: some read атг/эт/кто! following Boeckh's dictum : атгрукточ inutile...
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Introduction to Ethics

Frank Thilly - 1900 - 346 Seiten
...Lord Bacon gives us a characteristic estimate of the value of life in these pessimistic lines : — " 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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