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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 history of Philip's war, commonly called the Great Indian war of 1675 ...

Thomas Church (of Massachusetts.) - 1829
...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...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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The History of Philip's War: Commonly Called the Great Indian War, of 1675 ...

Benjamin Church, Thomas Church - America - 1829 - 360 pages
...Roman, would have been called the great. The following lines admirably portray the frailly of man. " 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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Sermons: Practical, Doctrinal, and Expository

William Jones (of Nayland.) - Sermons - 1829 - 600 pages
...• Matt. xiii. 3, &c. t Om Trsf «{,iAXw xevi», TotitSs KO.i avfyaoi. li. — //y»l. It. £ . 146. Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in jouth, now with'ring on the ground. Popc'$ firmer, b. vi. 1. 181. J Job xir. t. and prosperity of this...
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A Picture of the Seasons;: With Anecdotes and Remarks on Every Month in the ...

Months - 1830 - 176 pages
...falling leaves has been thus beautifully applied by Homer. I 5 Like leaves on trees the race of nun is found, Now green in youth, 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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Queen Mab

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1831 - 120 pages
...35. Even as the leaves Which the keen frost wind of the waning year Has scattered on the forest'soil. Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth now withering on the ground j Another race the following spring supplies; They fall successive, and successive...
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The juvenile wreath; poems chiefly on subjects of natural history [by T ...

Thomas Gillet - 1832
...like a flower." The ancient uninspired poets also illustrate the same subject by similar figures — " 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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The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information

William Hone - Days - 1832 - 1643 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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A collection of interesting and instructive lessons, intended as a sequel to ...

James Campbell (teacher of English.) - 1832
...man. This quick succession of springing and falling leaves has been thus beautifully applied by Homer: 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 Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 21

1833
...quoting the following passage from Pope's Homer, illustrative of the melancholy sf changeful nature:— 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 : So generations in their course...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life and Letters, Volume 4

William Cowper - 1835
...most familiar to the reader. We extract passages, where poetic skill was most likely to be exerted. 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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