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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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Grecian Stories

Maria Hack - Greece - 1824 - 351 pages
...point of death: two rival brothers again advance their claims to the throne about to become vacant. " 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 Poetical Note-book and Epigrammatic Museum: Containing More Than One ...

George Wentworth - English poetry - 1824 - 383 pages
...these walls supplied, Deserted by the muse when her sweet Shakspeare died. THE STATE OF MEN COMPARED. Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now with' ring on the ground ; Another race the coming spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive...
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...fall, remind us of the following lines of Pope's Homer, of which Johnson used to be very fond • — 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 Congregational magazine [formerly The London Christian ..., Volume 8

...the falling leaf rustling in the autumnal blast, which speaks to us affectingly of our mortality : " Like leaves on trees, the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground." Remember, then, to WHOM you belong, your Creator — "the Lord thy God."...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1826
...on, told her " to put it nil'; that a woman might be covered in a church, but not when arraigned in a Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now with'ring on the ground. The four crotcned Brother*, Martyrs, AD 304. St. inUehad, Bp. AD 787. St. Godfrey, Bp. AD 1118. Now...
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The Every-day Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements ...

William Hone - Calendars - 1868
...desolation, forcibly suggest to the reflecting mind an apt comparison for the fugitive generations of man.f a Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now with'ring on the ground. • DM TIBę, 17th Norembcr, 1824. t Aiktn't Natural Hiilory of tbe Yrw. Another race the following...
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The Theological and Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. William Jones ..., Volume 4

William Jones, William Stevens - Theology - 1826
...ircp -;.u.\.\t-)i> ycvcri, TOirl^c Kai avdpuv. *u\Xa ra ficv r ayc/^os xapaSif xcci. H<m, II. (. 146. Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now with'ring on the ground. Pone's Homer, b. vi. 1. 181. 13 How sublime and affecting is that reflection in the book of Job —...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1826 - 133 pages
...death. What, or from whence I am, or who my sire (Replied the chief), can Tydeus' non inquire ? ISO ." In the same letter he mentions Philips, as having been busy to kind withering on the groin n/ Another race the following spring supplies ; They* fall successive, and successive...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 96, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1826
...each revolving age. Magilligan, Aug. 12. J. GRAHAM. AN EPISTLE TO A FRIEND IN THE CODNTY OF LIMERICK. "Like leaves on trees the race of man is found ; Now green in youth, now withering on the ground; Another race the following race supplies, They fall successive, and successive...
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History of Philip's War, Commonly Called the Great Indian War, of 1675 and ...

Benjamin Church, Thomas Church - America - 1827 - 360 pages
...Roman, -would have been called the great. The following lines admirably portray the frailty of 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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