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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... "
Works - Página 271
por Francis Bacon - 1879
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English Lyric Poetry, 1500-1700

Frederic Ives Carpenter - 1897 - 276 páginas
...1651 (written about 1625?). It has been ascribed also to Raleigh, Donne, and others. HPHE world 'sa bubble, and the life of man •*• Less than a span;...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...
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The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1918, Volumen1

1918 - 4009 páginas
...aged man his right To be your beadsman now that was your knight. George Peek [iss8?-is97?l THE WORLD THE World's a bubble, and the life of Man Less than...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,...
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The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge, Volumen3

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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Aspects of Death and Correlated Aspects of Life in Art, Epigram, and Poetry ...

Frederick Parkes Weber - 1918 - 786 páginas
...the exploded theory that Lord Bacon was the true author of Shakespeare's plays) as follows : — " The World's a bubble, and the Life of Man Less than a span." William Drummond, of Hawthornden (1585-1649), likewise compares human life to a bubble : — " This...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...P. 321. (Ed. 1763) (See also JOHNSON) 6 The World's a bubble, and the Life of Man less than aspan: w ꁀ C % ҉ ː L his cradle, and brought up to years with cares and fears. Who then to frail mortality shall trust,...
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An Anthology of the Poetry of the Age of Shakespeare

William Thomas Young - 1923 - 307 páginas
...star Helps Love to summon war ; Both now embracing be. G. CHAPMAN From Reliquiae Wottonianae, 1651 The World's a bubble, and the life of man Less than...conception wretched, from the womb, So to the tomb; Nurst from his cradle, and brought up to years With cares and fears. Who then to frail mortality shall...
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The American Catholic Quarterly Review, Volumen31

James Andrew Corcoran, Patrick John Ryan, Edmond Francis Prendergast - 1906
...Lyrics." In that admirably chosen anthology figure Lord Bacon's meditative stanzas beginning: The worid's a bubble, and the life of man Less than a span ; In...conception wretched, from the womb So to the tomb; Cursed from his cradie, and brought up to years With cares and fears. Who. then, to frail mortality...
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Francis Bacon, Last of the Tudors

Amelie Deventer von Kunow - 1924 - 124 páginas
...to our consideration of the dramas of the "Concealed Poet," Francis Tudor, named Viscount St. Alban. The world's a bubble and the life of man Less than a span; In his conception wretched from the woombe, So to the tombe, Curst from the cradel, and brought up to years, With cares and fears. Who...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volumen1

William Cullen Bryant - 1925 - 1100 páginas
...and fear, Saying, — JIan is distant, but God Is near ! THOMAS I'KINGLH. THE WORLD. THE World 'sa bubble, and the Life of Man Less than a span : In...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,...
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Scribner's Magazine, Volumen56

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Sheppard Dashiell, Harlan Logan - 1914
...found himself wondering how any being of ordinary intelligence could think that the same hand wrote, "The World's a bubble, and the life of Man Less than a span"; and then, "Hark! hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings." Or if there be a faint doubt about "The World,"...
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