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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 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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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/poetry - 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 [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 1

Laconics - 1829
...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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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...current skim, Some show their gay I y 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 : Brusli'd...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 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 colors drest: Brushed by...
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