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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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Walks in Oxford;: Comprising an Original, Historical, and ..., Part 1

W. M. Wade - Oxford (England) - 1818 - 388 pages
...contemplations strictly in unison with those expressed in the following lines of Pope's translation of Homer : 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...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1818
...springing and falling leaves, a very apposite comparison for the transitory generations 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 spring supplies. They fall successive, and successive...
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A cursory disquisition on the conventual church of Tewkesbury, and its ...

Robert Knight (vicar of Tewkesbury.), Tewkesbury abbey - 1818
...curiosity has been just employed? it (puei, fajof <T fmyi'yvtlizi 11 jtxiu <puŁ(, i' <* IL. lib. vi. Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now with' ring on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies ; They fall successive, and successive...
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Poetry for Children: Consisting of Short Pieces to be Committed to Memory

1820
...The tender blighted plant shrinks up its leaves, and dies. LOKD LYTTELTON. THE GENERATIONS OF MAN. LIKE leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now with'ring on the ground. 62 The Wolves. Another race the following spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive rise...
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The Englishman's fire-side

...springing and falling leaves, a very apposite comparison for the transitory generations 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 Spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - Hymns, English - 1821 - 468 pages
...bed of death; Explore the thought, explain the asking eye, And keep a while one parent from the sky ! 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...
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On the influence of autumnal scenery over the mind and heart. The Valley of ...

Nathan Drake - 1822
...and destiny of man. Like leaves on trees, says the first and the greatest of all uninspired writers, 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...
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The calendar of nature: designed for the instruction and entertainment of ...

Thomas Gosden - 1822
...quick succession of springing and falling leaves, an apt comparison 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 Spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive...
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The Iliad of Homer, Volume 1

Homer - 1822 - 559 pages
...of dealh. " What, or from whence I am, or who my sire, (Replied the chief) can Tydeus' son inquire ? 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...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...of death. ' What, or from whence I am, or who my sire. (Replied the chief) can Tydeus' son inquire ? 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...
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