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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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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - Hymns, English - 1821 - 468 pages
...bed of death; Explore the thought, explain the asking eye, And keep a while one parent from the sky ! 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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Collectaneous Epitaphs: Chiefly Designed to Assist Surviving Relations in ...

Morgan Williams - Epitaphs - 1822 - 72 pages
...bless our dying breath ; Ob, Reader ! then iu Christ believe, Who every blessing else will give. IX. 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 r So generations in their course decay,...
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The Republican, Volume 5

Richard Carlile - Free thought - 1822
...vice thsit does the soul debase, For vice is hell, and virtue peace, Then take, whic.h you prefejr. " Like leaves on trees, the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; They fall successive, and successive rise. Another race the following spring...
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On the influence of autumnal scenery over the mind and heart. The Valley of ...

Nathan Drake - 1822
...and 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 Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine, Volume 39

Arminianism - 1816
...our times, we find a passage which the fine genius of Pope has thus clothed in an English dress. ** 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 Iliad of Homer, Volume 1

Homer - 1822 - 559 pages
...of dealh. " 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 British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...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 calendar of nature: designed for the instruction and entertainment of ...

Thomas Gosden - 1822
...quick 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 withering on the ground. Another race the following Spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 92, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1822
...Homer are the following lines (I quote from memory, and may not be exactly correct) : " Like leaves of trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; The following spring another race supplies, They fall successive, and successive...
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Sylva Florifera: The Shrubbery Historically and Botanically ..., Volume 1

Henry Phillips - Plants, Ornamental - 1823
...inhaling these dangerous particles. The foliage of the ash tree changes to a lemon colour in October. " 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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