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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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Floral Biography: Or, Chapters on Flowers

Charlotte Elizabeth - Flower language - 1848 - 321 pages
...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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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 64

England - 1848
...celebrated lines of winch to me with a serene face. " Everr ant Pope's translation is familiar to all. "Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on tho ground." " Well, so they wisn to see me. Did Ellinor, Lady Ellinor say that, or her...
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Orthophony, Or, The Cultivation of the Voice in Elocution: A Manual of ...

Elocution - 1848 - 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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Aspects of Death and Correlated Aspects of Life in Art, Epigram, and Poetry ...

Frederick Parkes Weber - Death - 1918 - 786 pages
...lives to the leaves on trees (Homer's Iliad, Book vi.). The passage is thus rendered 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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Woman from Bondage to Freedom

Ralcy Husted Bell - Women - 1921 - 230 pages
...progress is best seen in large-scale perspective. One race suceeds another. In the lines of 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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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...HOLLAND — Wanted. (See also GUITERMAN, MARSTON, PaEDRUs, STEDMAN.TENNTSON, also Foss under AMERICA) 19 Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, — Now green in youth, now withering on the ground; other race Another race the following spring supplies; They fall successive;...
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Man: Whence and Whither?

Alcinous Burton Jamison - Spiritualism - 1922 - 144 pages
...suitable field for the evolution of the being called man, who appears in race after race upon the planet. "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 South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Volume 25

South Carolina - 1924
...brought on a sudden dissolution. His loss is sincerely lamented by his relatives and acquaintance. "Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground." (Friday, Aug. 24, 1798) On Friday last, in the afternoon, as Mr. Elias C....
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Words that Teem with Meening [sic]: Copenhagen Views on Lexicography

Jørgen Erik Nielsen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 155 pages
...Alexander Pope, words which, as Horace saw, are no less true about generations of words than 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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Hertfordshire 1731-1800 as Recorded in the Gentleman's Magazine

Arthur Jones - History - 1993 - 266 pages
...FOR JOSEPH CHAPMAN, A TALLOW-CHANDLER, IN THE CHURCH-YARD AT BISHOP STORTFORD, HERTS. Like leaves of 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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