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" The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, Lets in new light through chinks that Time has made: Stronger by weakness, wiser men become As they draw near to their eternal home. Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view That stand upon the threshold... "
The North American Review - Seite 223
1868
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The Works of Edmund Waller: Esq., in Verse and Prose

Edmund Waller, Percival Stockdale - 1772 - 236 Seiten
...cf Agricola. May we not liften with a tender attention to the expiring notes of Waller. The foul's dark cottage, battered, and decayed, Lets in new light through chinks that timt has made; Stronger by weaknefs, wifer, men become, AS they draw near to their eternil home : Leaving...
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An Account of the Island of Jersey: Containing a Compendium of Its ...

W. Plees - 1817 - 369 Seiten
...the following exquisitely beautiful lines pf Waller, which arc sufficient to immortalize his name : ' The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, ' Lets in new light through chinks that time bus made. ' Stronger by weakness, wiser we become, ' As we draw near to our eternal home. ' Quitting...
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An account of the island of Jersey

W. Plees - 1824
...following exquisitely beautiful lines of Waller, which alone are sufficient to immortalize his name : " The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, " Lets in new light through chinks that time has made. " Stronger by weakness, wiser we become, " As we draw near to our eternal home. " Quitting...
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Miscellanies Selected from the Public Journals, Band 2

Joseph Tinker Buckingham - 1824
...Idle. 12. My country — "Good faith with all nations, tangling alliances with none." 13. Myself— " The soul's dark cottage battered and decayed, Lets in new light through chink's, which time has made." To conclude, I j_,ive the following song to the old tune of Yankee doodle...
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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

1826 - 426 Seiten
...write with more perspicuity and force. — And here we might adopt the sentiments of an eminent poet : The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, Lets in new light through chinks that time has made. And now let us pause. — For whom are we sorrowing? Whose eulogj are we attempting to speak...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British India and Its ..., Band 23

1827
...tiaintly, but beautifully, expressed this reflection on defects rendered more 'impressive by Urne: The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, Lets in new light through chinks that time has made. Let but the poor cadet receive the quantum of professional education imperiously demanded...
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Asiatic Journal, Band 23

1827
...has quaintly, but beautifully, expressed this reflection on defects rendered more impressive by time: The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, Lets in new light through chinks that time has made. Let but the poor cadet receive the quantum of professional education imperiously demanded...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Bände 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...different views, and, I hope, have received some advantage by it, if what Waller says be true, that rd, who was twice chosen llmt Time lias made. Then surely sickness, contributing no less than old age to the shaking down Uns...
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The Transylvania Journal of Medicine, and the Associate Sciences, Band 5

1832
...confining it, and closing up its avenues of knowledge. Under this mistaken belief the poet sung or said, " The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, '• Lets in new light, through chinks that time has made." Hence have arisen the errors and inconsistences, practical and theoretical, respecting mental...
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Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of Mrs. Hannah More, Band 3

William Roberts - 1834
...light, quite new and different from what was seen before. Mr. Waller has borrowed this thought ; — ' The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, Lets in new light through chinks that time has made.' We are surrounded with a great cloud of witnesses, and though we cannot see them, I believe...
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