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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 Christian pioneer, ed. by J.F. Winks

Joseph Foulkes Winks - 1856
...of insects sporting in the summer's sunbeam for a day and then gone. 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, Rut flutter through life's little day. In fortune's varying colours drest; Rrushed...
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The rural poetry of the English language: illustrating the seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - English poetry - 1856 - 554 pages
...current skim, Some show their gayly-gilded trim, Quick-glancing to the sun. To Contemplation's sober eye dropped the seed o'er hill and plain, Beneath the...sun of May, And frightened from our sprouting grain busy and the gay But flutter through life's little day, In Fortune's varying colors dressed ; Bruised...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...current skim, Some show their gaily-gilded trim, Quick-glancing to the sun. To contemplation's soher eye Such is the race of man ; And they that creep and they that fly Shall end where they hegan. Alike the husy and the gay But flutter through life's little day, In fortune's varying colours...
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English Poetry (1170-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 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. Alike the Busy and the Gay 35 But flutter thro' life's little day, In fortune's varying colours drest : Brush'd...
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Palgrave's golden treasury

Francis Turner Palgrave - Poetry - 1907 - 366 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 colours drest : Brush'd...
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Palgrave's Golden Treasury

1908 - 551 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 colours drest : Brush'd...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...skim, Some show 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: Alike the busy and the gay 35 But flutter through life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours drest; Brushed...
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The Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics, with Notes

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1908 - 437 pages
...skim, Some show their gaily-gilded trim 30 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. 35 Alike the Busy and the Gay But flutter thro' life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours drest:...
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The Book of Georgian Verse

William Stanley Braithwaite - English poetry - 1909 - 1313 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 colours drest: Brush'd by...
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The Pageant of English Poetry

Robert Maynard Leonard - English poetry - 1909 - 606 pages
...Some lightly o'er the current skim, Some show their gaily-gilded trim 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 dressed : Brushed...
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