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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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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs]. 1st Amer. ed

Laconics - 1829
...dressed as well as other people, and the wife is pleased that she is dressed. — Johnson. DCCXCV. They that creep and they that fly Shall end where they began. Vol. LO Alike the busy and the gay But flutter thro' life's little day, In fortune's varying colours...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 2

William Hone - Days - 1830
...current skim, Some slow, 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 . Brushed...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...current skim, Some show their gay I y 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 : Brusli'd...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1832 - 882 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 thro' life's little day, In fortune's varying colors drest: Brushed by...
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Flowers of poetry, for young persons: a companion to miss Taylor's ..., Volume 1

Flowers, Ann Taylor - 1835
...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, L 2 In Fortune's varying colours dress'd; Brush'd...
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The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of popular ...

William Hone - 1837
...current skim, Some slow, 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 dreat . Brushed...
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The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ...

Cynosure - 1837
...faithful friend, In vain shall rue the broken intercourse. To Contemplation's sober eye WORDSWORTH. 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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The Church of England quarterly review

1837
...Summer the original of a beautiful stanza in the Ode on the Spring : " 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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Fielding; Or, Society: Atticus; Or, The Retired Statesman: and St ..., Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - English fiction - 1837
...current skim, Somo show their gaily gilded trim, Quick glancing to the sun. In contemplation's sober eye, Such is the race of man ; And they that creep and they that fly, Shall end where they began.' "* " Bravely quoted, and bravely spoken," cried Lovegrove, glad to find such an echo to his own sentiments;...
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Illustrations of Human Life

Robert Plumer Ward - 1837
...current skim, Some show their gaily gilded trim, Quick glancing to the sun. In contemplation's sober eye, Such is the race of man ; And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began*.' " " Bravely quoted, and bravely spoken," cried Lovegrove, glad to find such an echo to his own sentiments...
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