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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 ... George Crabbe, with his letters and journals, and ...

George Crabbe - 1840
...vows to seal, Ere I again, or one like me, explore These simple Annals of the VILLAGE POOR. (-) (1) [" Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground," &c. — POPE'S Homer.] (S) [" On the whole, the Parish Register deserves...
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The Wesleyan methodist association magazine, Volume 5

1842
...grave 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 Book of the Months: And Circle of the Seasons

Seasons - 1844 - 214 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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Elocution: Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...comes in upon us like & flood, and it: lui will li ft up a standard against him? GBNXRATIOnS ОТ 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 j They fall successive, and successive...
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The Practice of Angling: Particularly as Regards Ireland, Volume 1

O'Gorman, Henry Corbet - Fishing - 1845
...be swept off some fine day and this pretty little globe peopled with a different race of beings. " Like leaves on trees, the race of man is found, Now green on high, now withering on the gronnd ; Another race the following spring supplies, Now fall successive,...
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The New Pictorial & Illustrated Family Magazine, Established for ..., Volume 3

1846
...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 witheriug on the ground. Another race the following spring supplies ; They fall successive, and successive...
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English Grammar: Style, Rhetoric, and Poetry ; to which are Added ...

Richard Hiley - English language - 1846 - 271 pages
...also industrious." Atone time—at another time, are sometimes elegantly expressed by now—now; as, " Like leaves on trees, the race of man is found, Now green in youth, note withering on the ground." Here—there ; as, " Here plenty, there want." In one place—in another...
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Orthophony; Or, The Cultivation of the Voice, in Elocution: A Manual of ...

Elocution - 1847 - 300 pages
...is like the passing flower, That springs | to fall, and blossoms | but to die." Heroic Verse: — " Like leaves on trees | the race of man | is found ; Now | green in youth, now | withering on the ground." Octosyllabic Verse: — " The spacious firmament | on high, With all the...
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Specimens of the Poets and Poetry of Greece and Rome

William Peter - English poetry - 1847 - 530 pages
...which, when her fury burns, Proud tyrants humbles and whoie hosts o'erturns. Book VI. THE BACE Or 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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The Life and Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1847 - 587 pages
...Such was the doctrine our young prophet taught ; 4 And here conviction, there confusion wrought ; [" Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground," &c. POPE'S Homer.} [" On the whole, the Parish Register deserves very sii•rior...
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