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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 Book of Job

Bible - 1857 - 188 pages
...— a comparison too affecting not to have been countless times repeated. " 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 Shall flutter through life's little day In fortune's varying colours dressed : Brushed...
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The book of Job, illustr. by J. Gilbert

Job (the patriarch) - 1857
...— a comparison too affecting not to have been countless times repeated. " 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 Shall flutter through life-s little day In fortune-s varying colours dressed : Brushed...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1858 - 120 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, In Fortune's varying colours drest : Brush 'd by the hand of rough Mischance, Or chill'd by Age, their...
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The Golden Treasury Selected from the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1902 - 382 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 Shall end where they began. Alike the Busy and the Gay j -flutter thro' life's little day, nb ortune's...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - Poetry - 1904
...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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Synonyms Discriminated: A Dictionary of Synonymous Words in the English Languare

Charles John Smith - English language - 1904 - 781 pages
...these questions continually rising and stirring in his heart." — SOUTH. " To Contemplations sober eye. Such is the race of man ; And they that creep and they that fly, Shall end where they began." •• There flow'ry hill, Hymettni with the sound Of bees' industrious miivnmr oft invites To studious...
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Shelburne Essays: 4th series

Paul Elmer More - English literature - 1906 - 283 pages
...Cambridge this simple image becomes involved in ample and stately language: 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 thro' life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours drest ; Brush'd...
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Shelburne Essays: 4th series

Paul Elmer More - English literature - 1906 - 283 pages
...Cambridge this simple image becomes involved in ample and stately language: 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 thro' life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours drest; Brush'd by...
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The Golden Treasury

English poetry - 1906 - 387 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 thro' life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours drest : Brush'd...
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Shelburne Essays: Fourth series ...

Paul Elmer More - American literature - 1906 - 283 pages
...involved in ample and stately language: To Contemplation's sober eye Such is the race of Man : And tbey 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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