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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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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1825 - 244 pages
...current skim, Some show 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 Bnt flutter thro' life's little day, • ; •• In fortune's varying colours dreit...
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The Works of Thomas Gray, Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - Fore-edge painting - 1825 - 2 pages
...skim, Some shew their gaily-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the sun. 30 To Contemplation's sober eye Such is the race of Man : And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began. " Every language," says the same annotate, " is enriched and improved by the introduction of words...
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The Poetical Works

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1826 - 134 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 dress'd : Brush'd...
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Elegant Extracts: Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes

English poetry - 1826
...current skim, Some show 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 flatter through life's little day, In fortune's varying colours dress'd : Brush'd...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - Calendars - 1827
...skim, Some slow, their gayly-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the sun. To Contemplation's sober eye Snch 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 . Brushed...
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The European Magazine: And London Review, Volume 12

1787
...rtanza however is claiucal. '• To Contemplation's fober eye Such is the race of man : And they ih.it creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began. Alike the buf^and the gay • Bur flutter thro' life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours dreft : Brufh'd...
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The casket of poesy [ed. by J. Cole].

John Cole - 1827
...current skim, Some show their gaily gilded trim Quick-glancirg 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, N In fortune's varying colours drest: Brush'd...
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The Works of Thomas Gray, Esq

Thomas Gray, William Mason - 1827 - 446 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 aud the gay But flutter through life's little day, In fortune's varying colours drest : Brush'd...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation. The Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - English poetry - 1828 - 383 pages
...current skim, Some show 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 : Brushed...
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A Selection in Prose and Poetry from the Miscellaneous Writings of the Late ...

William Crafts - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1828 - 384 pages
...improve himself by reflecting on the following sentiment of Gray — "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 PARTING. THE parting of friends is death in miniature. You have not, it is true, the glazed eye;...
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