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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. "
The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ... - Page 186
by English poets - 1790
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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
...fkim, Some fhew their gayly-gilded trim •Quick-glancing to the fun fTo contemplation's fober eye % Such is the race of Man . And they that creep, and...life's little day. In Fortune's varying colours dreft i 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

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1782 - 380 pages
...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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Poems

Thomas Gray - 1786 - 178 pages
...Quick-glancing to the fun. . . " * . " ii . . To Contemplation's fober eye Such is the race of man : t And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end...they began. Alike the bufy and the gay But flutter thro' life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours dreft : Brufh'd by the hand of rough Mifchance,...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

1787
...irv4iiío¿-i rlt*>m4«*lu«>o an/1 hearing. This ftanza however is clafSeal. " To Contemplation's fober eye Such is the race of man : And they that creep, and...Shall end where they began. Alike the bufy and the guy But flutter thro' life's littlt- day, In Fortune's varying colours drift: Brufli'd by the hand...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 76

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1787
...— that the whole compalsof poetry, ancient and modern, can produce. ' To Contemplation's fober eye Such. is the race of man : And they that creep, and they that^, Shall end where they began. M ma Alike Alike the tufy and the gay, TSaiJlutttr through life1! little...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1787
...— that the whole compafs of poetry, ancient and modern, can produce. ' To Contemplation's fober eye Such is the race of man : And they that creep, and they \\Mjlj, Shall end where they began. Alike the bufy and the^ay, But flutter through life's little Jay,...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive and Entertaining: In Poetry, from ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791 - 945 pages
...fkim, Some (hew their gaily-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the fun. To Contemplation's fober eye Much nt and art can do. Obferve the work. My Lord replied,...mouth was wide , Befidcs, my nole is fomcwhat long thro' life's little day, In fortune's varying colours dreft : Brufii'd by the hand of rough milchance,...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...gaily-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the fun. To Contemplation's fober eye Such is the race of man; Anil they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where...they began. Alike the bufy and the gay But flutter thro' life's little day, JDd 4 In fortuhe's varying colours drett : Bruih'd by the hand of rough mifchance,...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1791
...Some (hew their gaily gilded trim Qgick glancing to the fun. ' To Contemplation's fober eye Such it the race of man : And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began. Alike the 1'Uy and the gay But flutter thro' life's little day, In fortune's varying colours dreft : Brulh'd...
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