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" Lo ! the bright train their radiant wings unfold, With silver fringed and freckled o'er with gold. On the gay bosom of some fragrant flower They, idly fluttering, live their little hour ; Their life all pleasure, and their task all play, All spring their... "
Lepidoptera Britannica: sistens digestionem novam insectorum lepidopterorum ... - Page xxiii
by Adrian Hardy Haworth - 1803 - 609 pages
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Poems

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - English poetry - 1777 - 138 pages
...portion of th' inferior kind ; But glory, virtue, Heaven for Man defign'd. What atom-forms of infeft life appear ! And who can follow nature's pencil here ? Their wings with azure, green, and purple glofs'J Studded with colour'd eyes, with gems embofs'd, Inlaid with pearl, and mark'd with various...
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Poems

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - 1792 - 266 pages
...portion of th' inferior kind ; But glory, virtue, Heaven for Man defign'd. What atom-forms of infect life appear ! And who can follow nature's pencil here ? Their wings with azure, green, and purple glofs'd, Studded with colour'd eyes, with gems embofs'd, Inlaid with pearl, and mark'd with various...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1806
...fav'ring gale And leave'their sordid spoils, and high in tether sail. Lo ! the bright train their radiant wings unfold, With silver fringed and freckled o'er...All spring their age, and sun-shine all their day. Not so the child of sorrow, wretched man : His course with toil concludes, with pain began, That his...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1816
...fringed, and freckled o'er with gold : On the Ťay bosom of some fragrant flower They idly fluttering live their little hour; Their life all pleasure, and...All spring their age, and sunshine all their day. BAKBAVLP. lappa), begin to open ; and the elecampane (inula helenium), the amaranth (amaranthus caudattts),...
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Anecdotes of Remarkable Insects: Selected from Natural History, and ...

Joseph Taylor - Insects - 1817 - 224 pages
...sordid spoils, and high in sether sail. Lo the bright train their radiant wings unfold, With ilver fringed, and freckled o'er with gold. § On the gay...All spring their age, and sun-shine all their day. Not so the child of sorrow, wretched man : His course with toil concludes, with painliegan, That his...
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The Contemplative Philosopher: Or, Short Essays on the Various ..., Volume 1

Richard Lobb - Nature study - 1817
...Contemplative Philosopher. NO. No. XXXIV. .A TIEW OF THE INSECT TRIBES, CONTINUED. '. • • What atom-forms of insect life appear ! And who can follow nature's...pencil here ? Their wings with azure, green, and purple glossed, Studded with coloured eyes, with gems embossed, Inlaid with pearl, and marked with various...
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Poetry for Children: Consisting of Short Pieces to be Committed to Memory

Children's poetry, English - 1820 - 168 pages
...silver fringed and freckled o'er with gold. On the gay bosom of some fragrant flower They idly nutt'ring live their little hour ; Their life all pleasure,...all play, All spring their age, and sun-shine all theirday. Not so the child of sorrow, wretched man, His course with toil concludes, with painbegan,...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1820
...leaves of the ashi the fir, and other trees, are sometimes almost en* tireiy covered. ORDER in.— Who can follow Nature's pencil here? Their wings with azure, green, and purple glossed, Studded with coloured eyes, with gems embossed, Inlaid with pearl, and marked with various...
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Poems [signed A.L. Aikin.]. To which is added, An epistle to S ..., Issue 294

Anna Laetitia Barbauld - 1820
...fring'd, and freckl'd o'er with gold : On the gay bosom of some fragrant flower They, idly fluttering, live their little hour ; Their life all pleasure, and their task all play, AH spring their age, and sunshine all their day. Not so the child of sorrow, wretched man, His course...
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Universal Science Or the Cabinet of Nature and Art, Comprising ..., Volume 1

Alexander Jamleson - 1821
...fring'd, and freckled o'er with gold; On the gay bosom of some fragrant flow'r They idly fluttering live their little hour, Their life all pleasure, and...All spring their age, and sunshine all their day' Not so the Child of Sorrow—Wretched Man— His course with toils concludes—with pain began That...
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