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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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An Impartial Study of the Shakspeare Title: With Facsimiles

John Hawley Stotsenburg - 1904 - 530 Seiten
...exhilarate." In the latter part of his life, Bacon wrote a short poem, which I insert in its entirety : " 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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English Poetry, Band 40

1910 - 1422 Seiten
...falls to the urn, In that state I came, return. FRANCIS BACON, VISCOUNT ST. ALBAN [1561-1626} 22j LIFE 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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The Modern Language Review, Band 6

1911
...volume at hand) with the variants of the Reliquiae Wottonianae, one of which I have adopted. 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 : 5 Curst from the Cradle, and brought up...
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United States Congressional Serial Set

1911
...without analysis that — Absent thee from felicity awhile — is noble and beautiful verse and that — The world's a bubble and the life of man Less than a spanis not. Take two of the greatest of the sons of men, Caesar and Napoleon. Although it would require...
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The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1912, Band 1,Seiten 1-456

1915 - 488 Seiten
...aged man his right To be your beadsman now that was your knight. George Peele [1558?- 1597?] 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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The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts ..., Band 2

Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines - 1912
...accredited verse, 'A Translation of Certain Psalms into English Verse' (1624). A poem on 'The World,'— "The world's a bubble, and the life of man less than a span," — is sometimes ascribed to him, but. is of doubtful authorship. Bibliography. — The dates of Bacon's...
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Essentials of English: A Textbook for Schools

George W. Rine - 1915 - 348 Seiten
...and note the effect. 1. We are the prisoners of ideas. 2. He is the very pineapple of politeness. 3. The world's a bubble, and the life of man less than a span. 4. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. —...
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Englische studien: Organ für englische philologie unter ..., Band 49

1916
...nicht selten behandelten gegenstand, darstellen. Es ist Bacons einziges bekanntes originelles gedieht (The World's a bubble: and the life of man — less than a span beginnend 3) , das an Sir Henry Wotton gerichtet scheint , da ') Sir Henry Wotton war später gesandter...
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The Warner Library, Band 2

1917 - 700 Seiten
...children's bones, And dasheth them against the pavement stones. THE WORLD'S A BUBBLE From 'Works,' Vol. xiv. 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 to...
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The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge, Band 3

1918
...accredited verse, 'A Translation of Certain Psalms into English Verse' (1624). A poem on 'The World,'— "The world's a bubble, and the life of man less than a span," — is sometimes ascribed to him, but is of doubtful authorship. See ESSAYS OF BACON. Bibliography....
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