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" It is not growing like a tree In bulk doth make man better be; Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere: A lily of a day Is fairer far in May; Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant and flower... "
The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language - Página 76
1869 - 405 páginas
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Rosemond Tuve: A Life of the Mind

Margaret Carpenter Evans - 2004 - 325 páginas
...condolence to her Oxford friends Daphne and Robert Levens some years later, she quoted Ben Jonson: It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man...die that night It was the plant and flower of light. After thirty-two years of demanding, devoted service to Connecticut College, and with deteriorating...
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Songs of Ourselves

Cambridge International Examinations - 2005 - 265 páginas
...condole] commiserate with roll] catalogue like want] a similar lack 16 From Underwoods BEN JONSON It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man...beauties see, And in short measures life may perfect be. 17 Song: Fear No More The Heat O' Th' Sun WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Fear no more the heat o' th' sun Nor...
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The 12 Essentials of Godly Success: Biblical Steps to a Life Well Lived

Tommy Nelson - 2005 - 213 páginas
...be inspired to do your work right. Ben Jonson wrote about this in his poem, "The Noble Nature." It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make Man...beauties see; And in short measures life may perfect be. Jonson is saying that you don't have to be a majestic threehundred-year-old oak to be beautiful. Even...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - 2006 - 486 páginas
...brawler, who showed himself, in his poetry, to be capable of delicacy and restraint. Oak and Lily It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man...beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be. Oh, That Joy So Soon Should Waste! Oh, that joy so soon should waste! Or so sweet a bliss As a kiss...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - 2006 - 267 páginas
...third set of three parts, Jonson portrays him in figures of speech that evoke his central theme: It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man...beauties see, And in short measures life may perfect be. (65-74) The concrete natural images of tree and flower, oak and lily, perfectly capture the visual...
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The Waves

Virginia Woolf, Mark Hussey - 1931 - 270 páginas
...Lucius Gary and Sir H. Morison." This first stanza was widely anthologized as "The Noble Nature": It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man...beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be. and love and hate the heat of the sun [197] Bernard combines Susan's Catullan motif "Odi et amo" (see...
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Daily Warm-Ups: CRITICAL THINKING - Level 2

2007 - 212 páginas
...sentences so that you create as few substitution sets as possible. It Is Not Growing Lilce a Tree It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man...beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be. —Ben Jonson (1573-1637) Paraphrase the poem above. To paraphrase a text means to express its meaning...
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