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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... "
A Picture of the Seasons: With Anecdotes and Remarks on Every Month in the Year - Page 153
1819 - 180 pages
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Miscellanies, Moral and Instructive, in Prose and Verse

American literature - 1787 - 198 pages
...race ;. Be but thou our helpmate dear, We'll begin -our heaven here. LIKE leaves on trees the life of man is found. Now green in youth, now with'ring on the ground. One race of men another race fupplies ; They fall fucceffive, and fuccefiive rife. AH ! what a wond'rous...
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The County Magazine, Volume 1

Periodicals - 1788
...quick fucceffion of fpringing and falling leaves, an apt comparifon for the fugitive races of men. Like 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 fuccefiii'c, and fucccflive...
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The Iliad: Of Homer. Translated by Mr. Pope. ...

Homer - 1791
...death. What, or from whence I am, or who my fire, (Reply'd the chief) can Tydcus* fon enquire ? 180 Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now...green in youth, now with'ring on the ground, Another V. 170. Immortals Heft with endlefseafe,] Though Dacier'sand mod of the vertionf take no notice of...
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Collection of English Almanacs for the Years 1702-1835

1792
...repeating to a new race what had, in years pail, been delivered to their forefathers, ftill continues. " Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now with'ring on the ground j Another race the following fpring fupplies; They fall fucceffive, and iucceffive riie: So generations...
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The Meditations of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Marcus Aurelius (Emperor of Rome) - Philosophy - 1792 - 377 pages
...fhorteft and moft obvious hint may fuffice to fet him free from grief or fear. Such is that of the poet: " Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, " Now green in youth, now withering on die " ground : ** Another race the following fpring fupplies, " They fall fucceflive,...
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The meditations of ... Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, a new tr., with notes, by ...

emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus - 1792
...from grief or fear. Such is that of the poet: " Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, . ct Now green in youth, now with'ring on the " ground: " Another race the following fpring fupplies, " They fall fuccefllve, and fucceflive rife." POPE. Your children are but leaves;...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical ...

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795
...of death. What, or from whi;.ce I am, or who my fire, (Reply'd the chief) can Tydeus' fon inquire ? Like 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 fucceflive and fuccefiive...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope's Iliad & Odyssey ...

...death. What, or from whence I л;п, or who my fire, f Reply'd the chief) can Tydeus' fon inquire ? Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green inyouth,now withering on the ground Another race the following fpring fupplies ; They fall fucccltive...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795
...of death. What, or from whence I am, or who my fire, (Reply'd the chief) can Tydeus' fon inquire ? Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green inyouth.now withering on the groundAnother race the following fpring fupplies ; They fall fucceffive...
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The Iliad of Homer, Volume 2

Homer - Achilles (Greek mythology) - 1796 - 336 pages
...birth. What, or from whence I am, or who my fire, (Reply 'd the chief) can Tydeus'fon enquire? 189 Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now with'ring on the ground ; Come neare, that thou maift foone arrive on that lifebounding fhore, To which I fee thee hoife fuch...
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