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" Busy, curious, thirsty fly, Drink with me and drink as I; Freely welcome to my cup, Couldst thou sip and sip it up: Make the most of life you may, Life is short and wears away. Both alike are mine and thine Hastening quick to their decline: Thine's a... "
Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads - Page 19
1819
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...Drink with me, and drink as I : Кп.ч-ly welcome lo my cup, ( Miildst thou sip and *ip it up: X╬ake the most of life you may; Life is short, and wears away. Both alike are mine .md thine, H.istening i|uick to their decline : Пнпе'з a summer, mine no more, Tlmugh rc|>eatc(l...
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Anecdotes of Remarkable Insects: Selected from Natural History, and ...

Joseph Taylor - Insects - 1817 - 224 pages
...What I sing, let pride apply: Flies are weak, and Man's a Fly. ANONYMOUS. Another Address to a FLY. BUSY, curious, thirsty Fly, Drink with me, and drink...short and wears away. Both alike are mine and thine, Hast'uing quick to their decline : Thine's a summer, mine's no more Though repeated to threescore ;...
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American School Class-book: The Juvenile Spelling-book ..., Issue 1

Albert Picket - Spellers - 1819 - 242 pages
...About the bee-hive clings ; And with one drop of honey he Receives a thousand stings. TO THE SAME. Busy, curious, thirsty fly, • Drink with me, and drink as I. ..-. .: ' . Freely welcome to my cup, Coulilst thou sip and sip it up. Make the most of life yoAi may; . . ; ' .. Life is short and wears...
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Poetry for Children: Consisting of Short Pieces to be Committed to Memory

Children's poetry, English - 1820 - 168 pages
...nod, My lips shall incessantly praise; My soul shall be wrapt in my God ! ORATORIO OF ABE! . THE FLY. BUSY, curious, thirsty fly, Drink with me, and drink...short, and wears away. Both alike are mine and thine, Hast'ning quick to their decline : Thine's a summer, mine's no more Though repeated to threescore ;...
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Poemata Latine partim reddita, partim scripta

Vincent Bourne - 1826 - 296 pages
...dies. Quaeque retardari possunt per nulla senectae Frigora, perpetuo gaudia fonte fluunt. THE FLY. BUSY, curious, thirsty fly, Drink with me, and drink...you may, Life is short, and wears away. Both alike, both thine and mine, Hasten quick to their decline ; Thine's a summer, mine's no more, Though repeated...
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The Table Book, Volume 2

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1828
...Your most obedient servant, JF PHCENIX. Bold-street, Liverpool, Oct. 15, 1827. Busy, carious, tlurstr fly Drink with me and drink as I ; Freely welcome to my cop, Couldst thou sip and gup it up. Make the most of life yon may. Life is short and wears away. Life...
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Ethics for Children [in verse]; divided into daily portions; as introductory ...

Ethics - 1829 - 245 pages
...streamlet's side, Then journey on my way. No. 244.] [Saturday. TREATMENT OF ANIMALS (concludei). TO A FLY. BUSY, curious, thirsty fly, Drink with me, and drink...short and wears away. Both alike are mine and thine, Hast'ning quick to their decline : Thine's a summer, mine's wo more, Though repeated to threescore,...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 17

1849
...li 16 in'tlie fli st week. 29 "'.""lil'.l X1 It.— COMMENCEMENT OF THE RAGING SEASON. BY CRAVEN. " Make the most of life you may ; Life is short, and wears away ; * * * * Three-score summers, when they're gone, Will appear as short as one." — OLDTS. About the...
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Records of My Life, Volume 1

John Taylor - Actors - 1832
...benevolent and philosophic temper of the author, I shall submit it to the reader as an old family relique. Busy, curious, thirsty fly, Drink with me, and drink...are mine and thine, Hastening quick to their decline ! Thine 'sa summer, mine no more, Though repeated to threescore I Threescore summers when they 're...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 6

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1834
...The Fly" of Gray for melancholy tenderness of thought; it consisted only of these two stanzas ' 1. Busy, curious, thirsty fly ! Drink with me, and drink...most of life you may ; Life is short and wears away ! Grose, however, though a great joker on the peculiarities of Oldys, was far from insensible to the...
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