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" To Contemplation's sober eye Such is the race of Man: And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began. "
A Collection of Poems: In Four Volumes - Page 272
edited by - 1755
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 2

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1765
...fpring, And float amid the liquid noon : Some lightly o'er the current fkim, Some mew their gayly-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the fun. IV. To Contemplation's...Shall end where they began. Alike the bufy and the gay gut flutter through life's little day, In fortune's varying colours drefs'd : Brufh'd by the hand of...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - 1768 - 187 pages
...their wav'd coats dropt with, gold. Milton's Paradifi Loft, book 7. i4 ODE ON THE SPRING. '• .- • To Contemplation's fober eye * Such is the race of...they that fly, Shall end where they began. Alike the Bufyjand the Gay But flutter thro' life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours dreft : Brulh'd...
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Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1768 - 119 pages
...fkim, Some mew their gayly-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the fun-f-. To Contemplation's fober eye J Such is the race of Man : And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began. * " Nare per seflntcm liquidam " Virgil. Gcorg. lit. 4. •f- "• fporting with quick glance Shew...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - Cats - 1768 - 119 pages
...Some fhew their gayly- gilded trim • Quick-glancing to the fun c. 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. t " Nare per xftatem liquidam " Virgil, Georg. Kb. 4. fporting with quick glance Shew to the fun their...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - 1770 - 120 pages
...Some lightly o'er the current fldm, Some fljew their gayly- gilded trim Quick-glancing to the func. To Contemplation's fober eye * Such is the race of...creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began. b " Nare per aeftutem liquidam — " Virgih Georg. lib, iv. — f|>orting with quick glance Slitvv...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 39

English literature - 1775
...(kirn, • Some Ihew their gaily-gilded tritti Quick-glancing to the Ion, ' To Contemplation's 1'ober eye Such is the race of man : And they that creep,...they that fly, Shall end where they began. Alike the bnfy and the gay But flutter thro' life's little day, in fortune's varying colours dreft: Bnifh'd by...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1775 - 136 pages
...fkim, Some fhew their gayly-gilded trim, .Quick-glancing to the fun f. To Contemplation's fober eye f Such is the race of man: And they that creep, and they that Rjf ;Shall end where they began. •" Nate per zftatem liquidam — " Virgil. Genrg. lit. iv. •f....
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The Works of the English Poets: Lyttelton; West; Gray

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...Some lightly o'er the current fkim, Some fhew their gayly-gilded trim •Quick-glancing to the fun fTo contemplation's fober eye % Such is the race of Man...they began. Alike the Bufy and the Gay But flutter through life's little day. In Fortune's varying colours dreft i Brufh'd by the hand of rough Mifchance,...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 2

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1782
...Narep-r zftKtm lii;uidam. úl, Gnrg. St. 4. Gome fhew their gayly-gilded Quick-glancing to the fun d , IV. To Contemplation's fober eye • Such is the race...they began. Alike the bufy and the gay But flutter through life's little day, In fortune's varying colours drefs'd : prufh'd by the hand of rough mifchance,...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands: With Notes

1782
...4. Some fhew. their gayly-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the fun d. IV, To Contemplation's fobereye' Such is the race of man : And they that creep, and...Shall end where they began. Alike the bufy and the gay J3ut flutter through life's little day, In fortune's varying colours drefs'd : jBrufh'd by the hand...
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