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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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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets: Based Upon Bohn ...

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1911 - 761 pages
...bless'd, who ne'er was born. 8358 Prior: Solomon. Bk. iii. Line 240. 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. 3359 Gray : Ode. On the 8pring. St. 4. Like...
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British Poems, from "Canterbury Tales" to "Recessional"

Percy Adams Hutchison - English poetry - 1912 - 537 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 Home Book of Verse, American and English ..., Volume 4, Pages 1253-1648

American poetry - 1915 - 3742 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 colors dressed: Brushed...
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The Golden Treasury: Selected from the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1912 - 466 pages
...skim, Some show their gayly-gilded trim zj 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. 30 Alike the Busy and the Gay But flutter thro' life's little day, In Fortune's varying colors drest...
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Selected Lyrics from Dryden, Collins, Gray, Cowper, and Burns

Charles Swain Thomas - Lyric poetry - 1913 - 89 pages
...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 thro' life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours drest: Brush'd...
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Interpretations of Literature, Volume 2

Lafcadio Hearn - English literature - 1915
...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. CHAPTER XV ON BIRDS IN ENGLISH POETRY THE poetry of birds is quite important, for it happens to contain...
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement: Selected and Ed., with ...

George Benjamin Woods - England - 1916 - 1432 pages
...skim, Some show their gayly-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 colors drest...
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The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1918, Volume 1

American poetry - 1918 - 4009 pages
...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, Alike the Busy and the Gay But flutter through life's little day, In Fortune's varying colors dressed:...
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Books and Habits: From the Lectures of Lafcadio Hearn

Lafcadio Hearn - English literature - 1921 - 328 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 dressed: Brushed...
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Books and Habits, from the Lectures of Lafcadio Hearn, Selected and Edited ...

Lafcadio Hearn - English literature - 1921 - 328 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 dressed: Brushed...
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