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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
by Robert Dodsley - 1766
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 10

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795
...Miltex't Paradife Loft. Boot vii \* While inledbfrom the thre(holdprfach,&c." A/. Greta, iii the Grotto. And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began. Alike the buiy and the gay But flutter through life's little day. In fortune's varyi'ig colours dreft : Brufli...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...: Some lightly o'er the current (kirn, Some (hew their gaily-gilded trim Quick-gbncing to the Sin. To Contemplation's fober eye Such is the race of man ; And they that creep, and they that fly, bhall end where they began. Alike the bul'y and the gay But flutter thro' life's little day. In fortune's...
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Posies de Gray

Thomas Gray - 1797 - 173 pages
...Some fhcw their gayly gilded trim, Qoik glancing to the fun. t 3 d To Contemplation's foher eye, I Such is the race of man, : And they that creep and they that fly Shall end where they began. S ew to the fun tUixivav'd coats di opt with gold. * Nareper aftatcm liquidam. Virg. Geor. 1. 4•f...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray: With the Life of the Author ...

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1798 - 84 pages
...Some mew their gayly-gilded trim, Quick-glancing to the fun. f 3*, To contemplation's fober eye, t Such is the race of man, And they that creep and they that ft/ Shall end where they began. Alike the bufy and the gay 3 J\ But ftutter thro' life's little day,...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...skim, Some shew their gaily-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the sun (c). To Contemplation's sober eye (d) Such is the race of Man : And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began. (b) And float amid the ltquid noon. Nare per aestatem liquidam Virgil Georg. lib. 4. (c ) Quick glancing...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...skim, Some shew their gaily-gilded trim Quick-glancing to the sun (c). To Contemplation's sober eye (d) Such is the race of Man: And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began. (b) And float amid the liquid noon. Nare per aestttem liquidam Virgil Georg. lib. 4. (c) Quick glancing...
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Moore. Cawthorne. Collins. Dyer. Shenstone. Mallet. Akenside. Gray ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...irfe8t /rum the t'orixJil preach, И"." M. Green, in the Grotto. I>odCey*t MifceUiukf, ToLr. p.iOi. And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they began. Alike the ВиГу and the Gay But flutter through life's little day. In Fortune's varying colours dreft : Brufli'd...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...sun their wav'd coats dropt with gold. Milton's Paradise Lost, book 7. To Contemplation's sober eye d 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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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...skim, Some shew their gaily gilded trim. Quick-glancing to the sunt. T6 Contemplation's sober eyej, 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 thro1 life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours drest! Brush'd by...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...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 and the Gay But flutter thro' life's little day, In fortune's varying colours drest: Brush'd by...
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