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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 Mourner's book

Lady - Bereavement - 1836 - 320 pages
...ffrave that receives all— the grave that is never satisfied, and that never says, It is enough: thus, Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground. Another race the following age supplies; They fall successive, and successive...
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The Life and Works of William Cowper: Now First Completed by the ...

William Cowper, William Hayley - 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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Chapters on flowers: by Charlotte Elizabeth

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna - 1836
...appear to have presented an obvious lesson, known and read of all men. The pagan Homer could tell us — Like leaves on trees the race of man is found ; Now green in youth, now withering on the ground. Holy scripture abounds with sublime and touching allusions to the same affecting...
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Life and works of William Cowper, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1836
...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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The British Pulpit: Consisting of Discourses by the Most Eminent Living ...

Sermons, English - 1837
...that receives all — the grave that is never satisfied, and that never says, It is enough : thus, Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground. Another race the following age supplies ; They fall successive, and successive...
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Sacred philosophy of the seasons, Volume 4

Henry Duncan - 1837
...destiny of man. ' Like leaves on trees,' says the first and 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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Beauties of the Country: Or, Descriptions of Rural Customs, Objects, Scenery ...

Thomas Miller - Country life - 1837 - 425 pages
...destiny of man. ' Like leaves on trees,' says the first and 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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A brother's gift to a sister [an anthology in prose and verse] ed. by R.D ...

Robert Daly Walker - 1838
...both sacred and profane writers. Homer has made the comparison; which is thus translated by Pope: " 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 Churchman; a monthly magazine in defence of the venerable Church and ...

1839
...springing and the falling of the leaf, an apt comparison of the succession of the races of mankind : — " Like leaves on trees the race of man is found ; Now green in youth, now with'riug on the ground : Another race the following spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive...
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Sacred philosophy of the seasons: illustratring the perfections of ..., Volume 4

Henry Duncan - Natural theology - 1839
...destiny of man. ' Like leaves on trees,' says the first and 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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