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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 poetical works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...sun their wav'd coats dropt with gold. Milton's Paradise Lost, book 7. To Contemplation's sober eye d Such is the race of Man : And they that creep, and...they that fly, Shall end where they began. Alike the Busy and the Gay But flutter thro' Life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours drest : Brush'd...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...skim, Some shew their gaily gilded trim. Quick-glancing to the sunt. T6 Contemplation's sober eyej, Such is the race of man, And they that creep and they that fly Shall end where they began. Alike the busy and the gay But flutter thro1 life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours drest! Brush'd by...
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The Works of Thomas Gray; Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807 - 316 pages
...current skim, Some shew their gaily-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the sun. To Contemplation's sober eye Such is the race of Man : And they that creep, and...they that fly, Shall end where they began. Alike the Busy and the Gay But flutter thro' life's little day, In fortune's varying colours drest: Brush'd by...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - 1809
...current skim, Some shew their gaily-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the sun. To Contemplation's sober eye Such is the race of Man : And they that creep, and...they that fly. Shall end where they began. Alike the Busy and the Gay But flutter through life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours drest : Brush'...
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...skim. Some shew their gaily gilded trim, Quick -glancing to the sun. To Contemplation's sober eye. Such is the race of man, And they that creep and they that fly Shall end -where they began. Alike the busy and the gay But nutter thro' life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours drest 1 Brush'd by...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...current skim. Some shew their gaily-gilded trim Qnick-glauciug to the vai. To contemplation's sober eye Such is the race of man ; And they that creep , and they that flr, Shall end » here they began. Alike tli6 busy and the gay But flutter thro' life's little day,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...coats dropp'd with gold. Milton's Paradise Lost, Book ii. VOL. XJV. To Contemplation's sober eye» Such is the race of man : And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they bogan. Alike the busy and the gay But flutter through life's little day. In Fortune's varying colours...
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A criticism of the Elegy written in a country churchyard

John Young - 1810 - 148 pages
...How little are the Great" was the closing line of a stanza in that ode,3 in which it is said, that " they that creep and they that fly, shall end where they began :" and so he suffered it for some time to stand, in application, no doubt, of his own idea of a closing...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Mallet, Akenside ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...coats dropp'd with gold. Milton's Paradise Lost, Book ii. VOL. ХПГ. To Contemplation's sober eye 4 Such is the race of man : And they that creep, and they Ihat fly, Shall end where they began. Alike the busy and the gay But flutter through life's little...
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The Gleaner: A Series of Periodical Essays, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1811
...the human species with the insect world, emphatically remarks :— x To Contemplation's sober eye, Such is the race of man : And they that creep, and...they that fly, Shall end where they began. Alike the busy and the gay Bat flutter thro' life's little day, In fortune's varying colours drest ; Brush' d...
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