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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... "
The History of Pennsylvania: In North America, from the Original Institution ... - Page 8
by Robert Proud - 1797
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The Iliad of Homer, tr. by A. Pope

Homerus - 1808
...death. What, or from whence I am, or who my sire, ( Reply id the chief) can Tydens' son enquire ? 180 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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Practical Essays on the Morning and Evening Services of the Church ..., Volume 2

Thomas Tregenna Biddulph - 1810
...fever, a second of a consumption, a third of old age, a fourth in the field of battle, and a fifth by * Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now...with'ring on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies : They fall successive, and successive rise. So generations in their course decay,...
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Pope's Homer's Iliad and Odyssey ; Dryden's Virgil and Juvenal ; Pitt's ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...Death." '' What, or from whence I am. or who my sire," (Reply'd 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 Theological and Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. William Jones ..., Volume 4

William Jones - Anglican Communion - 1810
...QvMjn ytrtv, ToiiiJa x.eu avJpWf. iJii.Mę to, i'.tt f'anfiat %a[>.z<i,<; j^tn. Horn. II. £. 146. Like leaves on trees the race of man. is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground. Pope's Homer, b. 6. 1. 181. How sublime and affecting is that reflection in...
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The Works of the Greek and Roman Poets, Volume 1, Part 1

Greek literature - 1813
...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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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...made happy, and always returns home Kof every uneasy sensation. Natural appearances in November. Like1 leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green' in youth, now with'ririg on the ground: Another race the following spring supplies.; They fall successive, and successive...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1848
...analogies to have rendered the verses in which they speak of them ' household words' for all time ! a ' Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now...with'ring on the ground ; Another race the following eprlng supplies, They fall suecessive, and suecessive rise. So generations in their course decay, So...
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Soohrab: A Poem, Freely Tr. from the Original Persian of Firdousee, Being a ...

Firdawsī - English poetry - 1814 - 267 pages
...this is ROOSTUM whom iny eyes engage ! 1123 " Shall I, O grief! provoke my Father's rage ? Like Uares 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 Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Electronic book - 1816 - 392 pages
...which though canst not see^ i All discord, harmony, not understood; . All partial evil, universal good. Like leaves on trees the race of man is found. Now...with'ring on the ground ^ Another race the following spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive rise : So generations in their course decay ;...
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Child's Magazine, Volume 2

1816
...failing leaves, suggests to the reflecting mind an apt comparison for the fugitive generations of men ; " Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, . Now green in youth, DOW withering on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies, They fall successive, and...
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