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" their gayly-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the fun d . IV, To Contemplation's fober eye ' Such is the race of man : And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began. Alike the bufy and the gay But flutter through life's little day, In... "
A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes - Page 275
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Temple Bar, Volume 40

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - English periodicals - 1874
...armchair for a philosophical gentleman who muses on the vanity of life: " To Contemplation's sober eye Such is the race of man. And they that creep and they that fly, Shall end where they began." Fortune dresses them in varying colours, and the hand of rough Mischance brushes them. With what delight...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1758
...: Some lightly o'er the current fkim, Some fhew their gayly gilded trim Quick glancing to the fan. IV. To contemplation's fober eye Such is the race...they began. Alike the bufy and the gay But flutter thro' life's little day, In fortune's varying colours drefs'd : BruflVd by .the hand of rough mifchance,...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - Cats - 1768 - 119 pages
...fkim, Some (hew their gayly-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the fun c . To Contemplation's fober eye 4 Such is the race of Man : And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began. b " Nare per seftatem liquidam————" . Virgil. Gearg. Tib. 4. c fporting with quick glance Shew...
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Poems

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1770 - 120 pages
...fkim, Some fhew their gayly-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the fun c . t To Contemplation's fober eye d Such is the race of Man : And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began. b " Nare per ajftatem liquidam—" Virgil, Gewg. Hi, iv., —fporting with quick glance Shew to the...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1775 - 136 pages
...Some lightly o'er the current fkim, Some fliew their gayly-gilded trim, Quick-glancing to the fun f. To Contemplation's fober eye £ Such is the race of...and they that fly., •Shall end where they began. •" Nate per zftatem liquidam—" Virgil. Gtorg. /;{. iv. ?)• ' fporting with quick glance, Shew.to...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 56

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...trim :Quick-glancing to the fun •)•. To •contemplation's fober eye ^ Such is the race of Man s .And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end...began. Alike the Bufy and the Gay But flutter through life's.little day. In Fortune's varying colours drefti Brufh'd by the hand of rough Mifchance, Or chill'd...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 56

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...gayly-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the fun f. To contemplation's fober eye ^ Such is the race of Man i And they that creep, and they that fly,. Shall end...they began. Alike the Bufy and the Gay But flutter fhrough life's little day. In Fortune's varying colours drefti Brum'd by the hand of rough Mifchance,...
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The Works of the English Poets: Lyttelton; West; Gray

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...their gayly-gilded trim •Quick-glancing to the fun f. To contemplation's fober eye ^ Such is ths race of Man : And they that creep, and they that fly,...through life's little day. In Fortune's varying colours dreft: BruftVd by the hand of rough Mifchance, 'Or chill'd by Age, their airy dance They leave in duft...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 56

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...contemplation's fober eye •(• : Such is the race of Man i .And they that creep, and they that fry., Shall end where they began. Alike the Bufy and the...through life's little day. In Fortune's varying colours drefti Brufh'd by the hand of rough Mifchance, Or chill'd by Age, their airy dance They leave in duft...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands: With Notes

1782
...jrefent reading." 'IMITATION. Nut fcr stftatjm liquidMOI. ftrr'i!, Gterg. St. 4. C 283 } (Some Ihew. their gayly-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the fun...Shall end where they began. Alike the bufy and the gay £ut flutter through life's little day, In fortune's varying colours drefs'd : jBrufh'd by the hand...
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