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" HOW fair is the rose ! What a beautiful flower ! The glory of April and May ; But the leaves are beginning to fade in an hour. And they wither and die in a day. Yet... "
Cobb's Spelling Book: Being a Just Standard for Pronouncing the English ... - Page 100
by Lyman Cobb - 1835 - 168 pages
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Poetry for children, selected by W. Burdon, Issue 681

William Burdon - 1805
...Ever welcome to my door ! THE ROSE. HOW fair is the rofe ! what a beautiful flow'r ! In furnmer fo fragrant and gay ! But the leaves are beginning to...an hour, And they wither and die in a day. Yet the rofe has one pow'rful virtue to boaft, Above all the flow'rs of the field : When its leaves are all...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Extracts - 1805 - 1016 pages
... 83. rheRofc. Watts. How fair is'the Rofe ! what a beautiful flow'rl The glory of April and May ! But the leaves are beginning to fade in an hour, And they wither and die in a day. Vet the rofe has one powerful virtue to boaft, Above all the flow'rs of the field : [loft, When its...
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The Poetical Works of Isaac Watts ...: Collated with the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

Isaac Watts - English poetry - 1807
...in sport.' THE ROSE. How fair is the rose ! what a beantiful flower ! The glory of April and May ! But the leaves are beginning to fade in an hour, And...they wither and die in a day. Yet the rose has one powerftd virtue to boast, Above all the flowers of the field : When its leaves are all dead, and fine...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...61. TlieHosr. Watts. Hmv fair is the Rose! \vlrnt a beautiful flow'r! The glory of April and May ! tless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be. In ev'ry J"et the rose has one powerful virtue to boast, Above all the flow'rs of the field : [lost, When its...
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Divine Songs, Attempted in Easy Language, for the Use of Children

Isaac Watts - Children's literature - 1800 - 60 pages
...Sport." SONG III. The Rofe. How fair is the Rofe ! what a beautiful Flow'r ! The Glory of April and May : But the Leaves are beginning to fade in an Hour, And they wither and die in a Day. Yet the Rofe has one powerful Virtue to boaft, Above all the Flow'rs of the Field : When its Leaves are all...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 13

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 612 pages
...fair is the rose! what a heautiful flower! The --'lory of April and May ! Bio the leaves are heginning to fade in an hour, And they wither and die in a day. Yet thr rose has one powerful virtue to hoast, .Still how sweet a perfume it will yield! So frail is the...
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The Works of the Rev. Isaac Watts D.D. in Nine Volumes, Volume 9

Isaac Watts - Dissenters, Religious - 1813
...sport." HI. The Rote. 1 HOW fair is the Rose ! what a beautiful flow' r ! The glory of April and May : But the leaves are beginning to fade in an hour, And they wither and die in a day. s Vet the Rote has onepowerful virtue to boast, Above all the flowers of the field : When its leaves...
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Introduction to the English Reader; Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and ...

Lindley Murray - Electronic books - 1814 - 216 pages
...PROMISCtOUS PIECES. 17 '• SECTION VII. THE BOSE. How fair is the rose ! what a beautiful flow'r! In summer so fragrant and gay! But the leaves are...they wither and die in a day. Yet the rose has one pow'rful virtue to boast, Above all the flow'rs of the field: Whewits leaves are all dead, and fine...
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Introduction to the English Reader, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and ...

Lindley Murray - Electronic books - 1816 - 166 pages
...which ne'er decay. COTTON. SECTION IX. The, Rose. 1. How fair is the rose ! what a beautiful flow'rl In summer so fragrant and gay! But the leaves are...fade in an hour, And they wither and die in a day. 2. Yet the rose has one pow'rful virtue to boast, Above all the flowers of the field: When its leaves...
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American School Class-book: The Juvenile Spelling-book ..., Issue 1

Albert Picket - Spellers - 1819 - 242 pages
...beautiful flower ! The glory of April and May : But the leaves are beginning to fade in an hour, An(f they wither and die in a day. Yet the rose has one powerful beauty to boast Above all the flowers of the field : When its leaves are all dead, and fine colours...
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