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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
edited by - 1766
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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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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - Calendars - 1827
...skim, Some slow, their gayly-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the sun. To Contemplation's sober eye Snch 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 drest . Brushed...
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Hone's Popular Works and Everlasting Calendar, Volume 2

William Hone - Amusements - 1826
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 12

1787
..."To glo-.v," I imagine, is anobje£l of fight, not of hearingThis rtanza however is claiucal. '• To Contemplation's fober eye Such is the race of man : And they ih.it creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began. Alike the buf^and the gay • Bur flutter...
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The casket of poesy [ed. by J. Cole].

John Cole - 1827
...current skim, Some show their gaily gilded trim Quick-glancirg 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, N In fortune's varying colours drest: Brush'd...
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The Works of Thomas Gray, Esq

Thomas Gray, William Mason - Poetics - 1827 - 446 pages
...current skim, Some shew 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 aud the gay But flutter through life's little day, In fortune's varying colours drest : Brush'd...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation. The Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - Children's poetry - 1828 - 383 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 : Brushed...
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A Selection in Prose and Poetry from the Miscellaneous Writings of the Late ...

William Crafts - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1828 - 384 pages
...skill or art, May please the ear, if friendship warm the heart. THE RACIAD. "To contemplation's sober eye Such is the race of man, And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began." GRAY. WHY is the city desolate? We meet Nor friend, nor foe, in each deserted street. Wit, fashion,...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829 - 360 pages
...dressed as well as other people, and the wife is pleased that she is dressed. — Johnson. DCCXCV. They that creep and they that fly Shall end where they began. Vol. LO Alike the busy and the gay But flutter thro' life's little day, In fortune's varying colours...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 2

William Hone - Days - 1830
...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 drest . Brushed...
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