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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 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,...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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Gray & His Poetry

William Henry Hudson - Poets, English - 1912 - 111 pages
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Selected Lyrics from Dryden, Collins, Gray, Cowper, and Burns

Charles Swain Thomas - Lyric poetry - 1913 - 89 pages
...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 thro' life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours drest: Brush'd...
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Eishi hyōshaku

Ōson Sakurai - English poetry - 1917 - 401 pages
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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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Calendar, Part 3

University of Calcutta - 1916
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - LITERARY COLLECTIONS - 1916 - 1432 pages
...current skim, Some show their gayly-gilded trim 30 Quick-glancing to the sun. To Contemplation's sober 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
...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, Alike the Busy and the Gay But flutter through life's little day, In Fortune's varying colors dressed:...
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A Guide to the English Language: Its History, Development, and Use

Herbert Charles O'Neill - English language - 1919 - 455 pages
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Naturalism in English Poetry

Stopford Augustus Brooke - English poetry - 1920 - 289 pages
...Listen to this of Gray's. He has described the insect youth upon the wing : 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; Brushed...
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