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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 Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With a Memoir of Each

William Collins - English poetry - 1844 - 308 pages
...current ikim, Some shew their gaily-gilded trim, Quick-glancing to tha Bun. To Contemplation's soher eye Such is the race of man : And they that creep, and they that fly, Shall end where they hegan. Alike the husy and the gay But flutter through life's little day, In fortune's varying colours...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...current skim, Some show their gaily-gilded trim, Quick-glancing to the sun. To Contemplation's3 soher 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 nutter through life's little day, In fortune's varying colours drest ; Brushed...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...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 through Life's little day, In Fortune's varying colours dress'd : Brush'd...
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The Christian Parlor Magazine, Volume 6

1850
...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 dressed ; Brushed...
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The Christian Parlor Magazine, Volume 6

Religion - 1850
...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 dressed ; Brushed...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...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 drest ; Brushed...
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Historical essays

John Coleman (of Dover.) - 1851
...flattery is no longer to be heard. Night has once more resumed her silent reign. To contemplation's sober eye Such is the race of man, And they that creep and they that fly, But end where they began. Alike, the busy and the gay But flutter through life's little day. In estimating...
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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 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 drest, Brushed...
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The naturalist's poetical companion, with notes, selected by E. Wilson

Naturalist pseud, Edward WILSON (M.A., F.L.S.) - 1852
...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 : Brush'd...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1853 - 223 pages
...current skim, Some shew 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 thro' life's little day, In Fortune's varying colors drest : V. 24. Thus...
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