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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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Flowers of poetry, for young persons: a companion to miss Taylor's ..., Volume 1

Flowers - 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,...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 ..., Volume 2

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...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 Church of England quarterly review, Volume 1

1837
...in 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,...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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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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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, Volume 3

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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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1837
...gayly-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the sun. To Contemplation's sober eye Such is the race of roan : And they that creep and they that fly, Shall end where they began. Alike the busy and the guy But flutter through life's little day In fortune's varying colours dri'st . Brushed...
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - English language - 1839 - 458 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 colors drest ; Brushed...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 118 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 But flutter through life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours dress'd : Brush'...
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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With a Memoir of Each

William Collins - English poetry - 1844 - 308 pages
...current skim, Some shew their gaily-gilded trim, Quick-glancing to tha sun. To Contemplation '• 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 6utter through life's little day, In fortune's varying colours...
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