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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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1826 - 133 pages
...death. What, or from whence I am, or who my sire (Replied the chief), can Tydeus' non inquire ? ISO ." In the same letter he mentions Philips, as having been busy to kind withering on the groin n/ Another race the following spring supplies ; They* fall successive, and successive...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 96, Part 2; Volume 140

Early English newspapers - 1826
...each revolving age. Magilligan, Aug. 12. J. GRAHAM. AN EPISTLE TO A FRIEND IN THE CODNTY OF LIMERICK. "Like leaves on trees the race of man is found ; Now green in youth, now withering on the ground; Another race the following race supplies, They fall successive, and successive...
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History of Philip's War, Commonly Called the Great Indian War, of 1675 and ...

Benjamin Church, Thomas Church - America - 1827 - 360 pages
...Roman, -would have been called the great. The following lines admirably portray the frailty of man. " 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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Sermons: Practical, Doctrinal, and Expository

William Jones (of Nayland.) - Sermons - 1829 - 600 pages
...• Matt. xiii. 3, &c. t Om Trsf «{,iAXw xevi», TotitSs KO.i avfyaoi. li. — //y»l. It. £ . 146. Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in jouth, now with'ring on the ground. Popc'$ firmer, b. vi. 1. 181. J Job xir. t. and prosperity of this...
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Queen Mab

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1831 - 120 pages
...35. Even as the leaves Which the keen frost wind of the waning year Has scattered on the forest'soil. Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth now withering on the ground j Another race the following spring supplies; They fall successive, and successive...
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A collection of interesting and instructive lessons, intended as a sequel to ...

James Campbell (teacher of English.) - 1832
...comparison for the fugitive generations of man. This quick succession of springing and falling leaves has been thus beautifully applied by Homer: Like leaves...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 Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information

William Hone - Almanacs, British - 1832 - 1643 pages
...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 Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 21

1833
...quoting the following passage from Pope's Homer, illustrative of the melancholy sf changeful nature:— 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 : So generations in their course...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life and Letters, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1835
...honour of introducing this momentous question, in which the interests of humanity and justice were " 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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Queen Mab, a philosophical poem, with notes. [reputed to have been given by ...

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1835
...40. Even as the leaves Which the keen frost-wind of the waning year Has scatter'd on the forest soil. 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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