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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. "
A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ... - Page 271
by Collection - 1766
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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,...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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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,...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 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 - Classical 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 ..., Volume 11; Volume 61

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 - English poetry - 1824 - 446 pages
...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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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 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,...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
...current 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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Elegant Extracts: Book V. Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes ; Book VI ...

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,...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 Poetical Works

Thomas Gray - Presses, Issues of - 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,...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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