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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 Gleaner: A Series of Periodical Essays, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1811
...contrasting the human species with the insect world, emphatically remarks : — To Contemplation's sober eye, Such is the race of man : And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end when; they began. Alike the busy and the gay But flutter thro' life's little day, In fortune's varying...
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Sequel to the English Reader, Or Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Authors - 1816 - 286 pages
...current fkim, Some fhow their gaily-gilded trim Qmck glancing to the fun. To contemplation's fober eye Such is the race of man ; And they that creep, and...through life's little day, In fortune's varying colours drefl : BruftVd by .the hand of rough mifchance, Or chill'd by age, their airy dance They leave, in...
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Poems on various subjects: selected to enforce the practice of virtue, and ...

E Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...current skim ; Some ihow 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 dress' d ; Brush'd...
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Poems and letters of Thomas Gray: with memoirs of his life and writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - Poetry - 1820 - 527 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 through life's little day, In fortune's varying colours drest : Brush'd...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 8

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...current skim, Some show their gayly-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'd...
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The Poems of Thomas Gray: Embellished with Engravings from the Designs of ...

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1821 - 134 pages
...current skim, Some show their gayly-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the snn. 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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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1821
...intimacies, cheerful gaiety, and the cultivation of lighter literature — but that life has closed, for they that creep and they that fly Shall end where they began ! A Bath paper says, " On Wednesday last, May 2, in the 82d year of lier api-, at Clifton, died Hester...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...skim, Some show their gaily gilded trim Quick glancing to the Sun 3 . To Contemplation's sober eye 4 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 dress'd: Brush'd...
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Sporting Magazine: Or, Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of ..., Volume 11

Hunting - 1823
...frost. PO ET R Y. THE HIGH COURT OF DIANA. Far the Sporting Magazine. THE WRONG SIDE OF THE POST. " And they that creep— and they that fly— " Shall end where they began." ППНАТ life's a race, we all confess, ж And, mid the motley host Who run, 'tig fair that some...
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The poetical works of Collins, Gray and Beattie: with lord Byron's English ...

William Collins - 1824
...current skim, Some shew their gaily-gilded trim, Quick-glancing to the sun. To Contemplation's sober eye And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began. Alike the busy and the gay But nutter through life's little day, In fortune's varying colours drest : Brush'd...
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