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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 - Page 271
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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 - English 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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English Poetry (1170-1892).

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 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,...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 - English 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,...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
...current 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,...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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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,...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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