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" Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive rise: So generations in their course decay, So flourish these, when those... "
The History of Pennsylvania: In North America, from the Original Institution ... - Page 8
by Robert Proud - 1797
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 96, Part 2

English essays - 1826
...age, Magilligan, Aug. It. J. GRAHAM. AN EPISTLE TO A FRIEND IN THI COUNTY or LIMERICK. " Likeleaves on trees the race of man is found ; Now green in youth, now withering on the ground} Another race thefollou-ing race supplies, They fall successive, and successive...
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The New-Year's Miscellany ...

New year - English poetry - 1747 - 62 pages
...Congregations ; Searchers, Shroud-Maker st Coffin-Maker^, Sextons,Grave.s^Clerks^ #W UNDERTAKERS, &c. &C; Like Leaves on Trees the Race of Man is found, Now green in Tenth, nova with' ring on the Ground, Another Race the following Spring fupplies , They fall fucce/vue,...
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The Iliad, tr. by mr. Pope. [With notes partly by W. Broome. Preceded by] An ...

Homerus - 1756
...copy of What, or from whence I am, or who my fire, lReply'd the chief) can Tydtue ' fon inquire ? 180 Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now...following fpring fupplies, They fall fucceffive, and fucceffive rife* V. 181. Like leaves on trees.] There is a noble gravity in the beginning of this fpeech...
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The Visitor: By Several Hands, Volume 2

William Dodd - English essays - 1764
...tranflation. • , What, or from whence I am, or who my fire, (Reply'd the chief ) can Tydeus" fon enquire ? Like leaves on trees, the race of man is found, Now...Another race the following fpring fupplies, They fall fuccefllve, and fucceflive rife : So generations in their courfe decay, So flourifh thefe, when thofe...
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The Works of Ossian, the Son of Fingal

Bards and bardism - 1765 - 460 pages
...Stood the ftrength df car-borne Ofcar ? Fingal himfelf paffed Like leaves on trees the race of men are found, Now green in youth, now with'ring on the ground ; Another race the following fpring fapplies ; They fall fucceffive, and fucceffive rife. PoPE. * Ryno, the fon of Fingal, who was killed...
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Poems on Several Subjects: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

John Ogilvie - Classical poetry - 1769 - 172 pages
...&c. J^. . ' Like Like leaves on trees the race of men is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground. Another race the following fpring fupplies, They fall fucceffive, and fucceffive rife>; So generations in their courfe decay. POPE.' The Ancients in general feem to have...
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Extracts from mr. Pope's translation corresponding with The beauties of ...

Homerus, William Holwell - 1776 - 319 pages
...— :. 260. What, or from whence I am, or who my fire, (Reply'd the chief) can Tydeus' fon enquire ? Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now...following fpring fupplies ; They fall fucceffive, and fucceffive rife : So generations in their couffe decay ; So flouriih thcfc, when thofe are paft away....
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An Historical and Genealogical Account of the Bethunes of the Island of Sky

Thomas Whyte - 1778 - 36 pages
...hath been related in thefe Memoirs, fufficiently verifies the following verfes of the celebrated Pope. Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now...with'ring on the ground, Another race the following fpringfupplies, They fall fuccejjive, andfuccejfi-ue rife ; So generations in their courfe decay, thcfe,...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope's Homer

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...death. What, or from whence I am, or who my fire, (Reply'd the chief) can Tydeus' fon enquire ? 180 Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; Another race the following fpring fi:pplies ; They fall fucceffive, and fucceffive...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 35

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...What, or from whence I am, or who my fire, (Reply'd the chief) can Tydeus' fon enquire ? 1Sa ILike leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; Another race the following fpring fupplies ; They fall fucceffive, and fucceffive...
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